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Published: 2019-09-05
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Description of the larva of Catadromus lacordairei Boisduval, 1835 (Coleoptera: Carabidae), a threatened carabid, from Tasmania, Australia

Threatened Species Section, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment, P.O. Box 44, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia Ecological Consultants, 141 Valley Road, Collinsvale, Tasmania 7012, Australia
Ecological Consultants, 141 Valley Road, Collinsvale, Tasmania 7012, Australia
Coleoptera Larvae Catadromus Carabidae exuvia Australia Tasmania


The carabid beetle genus Catadromus MacLeay (Coleoptera: Carabidae) is endemic to the Australasian region. Of the five currently recognised species, only one, C. lacordairei Boisduval, 1835 occurs in Tasmania, Australia, where it is listed as a threatened species on the Tasmanian Threatened Species Protection Act 1995. In the present paper, we describe and illustrate the larva of C. lacordairei, providing the first detailed larval description of a member of this genus.



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