A teratologic case in Eucaliga sanguinicollis Fairmaire & Germain, 1861 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Alleculinae)

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Title A teratologic case in Eucaliga sanguinicollis Fairmaire & Germain, 1861 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Alleculinae)
Un caso teratológico en Eucaliga sanguinicollis Fairmaire & Germain, 1861 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Alleculinae)
 
Creator Lüer, Alfredo
 
Description A teratologic case is described in a female of the beetle species Eucaliga sanguinicollis Fairmaire & Germain, 1861 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Alleculinae) collected in the Malleco Province, Chile (37°49’40” S; 73°00’35” W). The specimen exhibits meiomelia in both antennae, characterized by the lack of three and one antennomeres in the right and left antennae, respectively. The possible causes of the origin of these malformations are discussed.
Se describe un caso teratológico en una hembra del escarabajo Eucaliga sanguinicollis Fairmaire & Germain, 1861 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Alleculinae), recolectada en la Provincia de Malleco, Chile (37°49’40” S; 73°00’35” W). El espécimen exhibe una meiomelia en ambas antenas, caracterizada por la falta de tres antenómeros en la antena derecha y uno en la izquierda. Se discuten las posibles causas que originaron estas malformaciones.
 
Publisher Centro de Estudios en Biodiversidad
 
Date 2015-08-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://www.biodiversnathist.com/index.php/bnh/article/view/12
 
Source Biodiversity and Natural History; Vol 1 No 2 (2015); 41-43
Biodiversity and Natural History; Vol 1 No 2 (2015); 41-43
Biodiversity and Natural History; Vol 1 No 2 (2015); 41-43
0719-4986
 
Language spa
 
Relation http://www.biodiversnathist.com/index.php/bnh/article/view/12/18
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2015 Biodiversity and Natural History
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