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Description of the larva and pupa of Phileurus truncatus (Palisot de Beauvois, 1806) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Phileurini) with a key to described third instars of New World Phileurini

KATHERINE M. ARGUEZ, MATTHEW R. MOORE, MARC A. BRANHAM

Abstract


The third instar and pupa of Phileurus truncatus (Palisot de Beauvois, 1806) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Phileurini) is described for the first time based on specimens from Florida, United States of America. An identification key to the third instars of New World Phileurini is also provided.

 


Keywords


Coleoptera, scarab beetle, morphology, immature insects

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4363.2.6

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