Description of the first instar larvae of three species of Meloe with a key to the triungulins of Central European species of this genus (Coleoptera: Meloidae)

Johannes LUCKMANN, Siegmund SCHARF
2004 European Journal of Entomology  
RESULTS Egg morphology Eggs of M. rufiventris, M. uralensis and M. scabriusculus are orange-yellow, rounded at both ends, and Eur. Abstract. The first instar larvae (triungulins) of Meloe (Meloegonius Reitter) rufiventris Germar, 1817, M. (Micromeloe Reitter) uralensis Pallas, 1777 and M. (Eurymeloe Reitter) scabriusculus Brandt & Erichson, 1832 are described, which were before unknown. The systematic relationship to closely related species is discussed. A key is included which allows to
more » ... ch allows to identify all triungulins of the genus Meloe from Central Europe.
doi:10.14411/eje.2004.040 fatcat:tugktqlmmrgibm5r6owynauixm