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Taxonomic notes on Cryptamorpha sculptifrons Reitter (Coleoptera, Silvanidae), with description of its larval morphology.

Yoshida T, Hirowatari T - Zookeys (2014)

Bottom Line: The mature larva of C. sculptifrons is described.It is hypothesized that a variety described by Grouvelle (1908), C. sculptifrons var. punctifrons from India, might not be conspecific with Japanese C. sculptifrons.It is also suggested that larvae of Cryptamorpha can be distinguished from larvae of the tribe Brontini by the relatively thick antennae and the 3rd antennomere which is less than 3/4 of the length of the 2nd.

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Affiliation: Entomological Laboratory, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812-8581 Japan.

ABSTRACT
Cryptamorpha sculptifrons Reitter, 1889 is redescribed and a lectotype and paralectotype are designated. The mature larva of C. sculptifrons is described. It is hypothesized that a variety described by Grouvelle (1908), C. sculptifrons var. punctifrons from India, might not be conspecific with Japanese C. sculptifrons. It is also suggested that larvae of Cryptamorpha can be distinguished from larvae of the tribe Brontini by the relatively thick antennae and the 3rd antennomere which is less than 3/4 of the length of the 2nd.

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Mature larval morphology of Cryptamorpha sculptifrons Reitter, 1889. A Head, dorsal view B right antenna, dorsal view C 8th to 10th abdominal segments, dorsal view D left foreleg, dorsolateral view E, F urogomphi, dorsal view, basal portion (E) and middle portion (F). Scale: 0.5 mm for A–D and 0.1 mm for E, F.
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Figure 5: Mature larval morphology of Cryptamorpha sculptifrons Reitter, 1889. A Head, dorsal view B right antenna, dorsal view C 8th to 10th abdominal segments, dorsal view D left foreleg, dorsolateral view E, F urogomphi, dorsal view, basal portion (E) and middle portion (F). Scale: 0.5 mm for A–D and 0.1 mm for E, F.

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Taxonomic notes on Cryptamorpha sculptifrons Reitter (Coleoptera, Silvanidae), with description of its larval morphology.

Yoshida T, Hirowatari T - Zookeys (2014)

Mature larval morphology of Cryptamorpha sculptifrons Reitter, 1889. A Head, dorsal view B right antenna, dorsal view C 8th to 10th abdominal segments, dorsal view D left foreleg, dorsolateral view E, F urogomphi, dorsal view, basal portion (E) and middle portion (F). Scale: 0.5 mm for A–D and 0.1 mm for E, F.
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Figure 5: Mature larval morphology of Cryptamorpha sculptifrons Reitter, 1889. A Head, dorsal view B right antenna, dorsal view C 8th to 10th abdominal segments, dorsal view D left foreleg, dorsolateral view E, F urogomphi, dorsal view, basal portion (E) and middle portion (F). Scale: 0.5 mm for A–D and 0.1 mm for E, F.
Mentions: Figs 1–5

Bottom Line: The mature larva of C. sculptifrons is described.It is hypothesized that a variety described by Grouvelle (1908), C. sculptifrons var. punctifrons from India, might not be conspecific with Japanese C. sculptifrons.It is also suggested that larvae of Cryptamorpha can be distinguished from larvae of the tribe Brontini by the relatively thick antennae and the 3rd antennomere which is less than 3/4 of the length of the 2nd.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Entomological Laboratory, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812-8581 Japan.

ABSTRACT
Cryptamorpha sculptifrons Reitter, 1889 is redescribed and a lectotype and paralectotype are designated. The mature larva of C. sculptifrons is described. It is hypothesized that a variety described by Grouvelle (1908), C. sculptifrons var. punctifrons from India, might not be conspecific with Japanese C. sculptifrons. It is also suggested that larvae of Cryptamorpha can be distinguished from larvae of the tribe Brontini by the relatively thick antennae and the 3rd antennomere which is less than 3/4 of the length of the 2nd.

No MeSH data available.