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Revista mexicana de biodiversidad

On-line version ISSN 2007-8706Print version ISSN 1870-3453


NEITA-MORENO, Jhon César  and  MORON, Miguel Ángel. Immature stages of Ancognatha ustulata (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae: Dynastinae: Cyclocephalini). Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2008, vol.79, n.2, pp.355-361. ISSN 2007-8706.

The third instar larva and pupa of Ancognatha ustulata Burmeister, 1847 (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae: Dynastinae: Cyclocephalini) are described and illustrated for the first time. New data on larval biology and distribution of the species in Colombia are included. A key to the known third stage larvae of Ancognatha Erichson is provided.

Keywords : Scarabaeoidea; larva; pupa; taxonomy; Colombia.

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