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Revista Brasileira de Entomologia

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Abstract

CASARI, Sônia A.. Larva, pupa and adult of Aeolus cinctus Candèze (Coleoptera, Elateridae, Agrypninae). Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2006, vol.50, n.3, pp. 347-351. ISSN 1806-9665.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0085-56262006000300004.

Larva and pupa of Aeolus cinctus Candèze, 1859 are described and adult redescribed. The larvae were collected inside termite nests and reared in laboratory. This is the first description of Aeolus immatures from Neotropical region and the second to the genus. Besides, it is the first record to the genus inside termite nest. The comparison with larva of A. mellilus (Say) is also presented.

Keywords : Biological data; Conoderini; morphology; Neotropical; termites nest.

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