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18 June 2016 Egg Hatch and Early Instars of Dasytes (Mesodasytes) vulgaris Nakane (Coleoptera: Melyridae: Dasytinae) and Comparison with the Related Subfamily Malachiinae
Makoto Asano
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Abstract

Egg hatch and early instars of Dasytes (Mesodasytes) vulgaris Nakane are described in detail for the first time, and their growth process is compared with that of the related subfamily Malachiinae. The foetomorphic larvae of malachiine species are discussed and compared.

Makoto Asano "Egg Hatch and Early Instars of Dasytes (Mesodasytes) vulgaris Nakane (Coleoptera: Melyridae: Dasytinae) and Comparison with the Related Subfamily Malachiinae," The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(2), 288-296, (18 June 2016). https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-70.2.288
Received: 8 September 2015; Accepted: 1 March 2016; Published: 18 June 2016
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Cleroidea
embryonic molt
foetomorphic larva
morphology
ontogeny
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