Revista mexicana de biodiversidad
versión On-line ISSN 2007-8706versión impresa ISSN 1870-3453
PARDO-LOCARNO, Luis Carlos; MORON, Miguel Ángel y GAIGL, Andreas. Immature stages of Coelosis biloba (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae: Dynastinae) with notes on their biology. Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2006, vol.77, n.2, pp.215-224. ISSN 2007-8706.
The larva of third instar, male and female pupae of Coelosis biloba obtained inside ant nests of Atta cephalotes in Colombia (Cauca, Valle) and Mexico (Veracruz) are described. Drawings of diagnostic structures, a key to the known third instar larvae of American Oryctini, and observations on the biology of C. biloba as inquiline of ant nests, are included.
Palabras llave : Scarabaeoidea; larva; pupa; taxonomy; myrmecophilia; Colombia; Mexico.