Aphodinae

On the larval morphology of two species of Aphodius

Frolov, A.V. 1995. On the larval morphology of two species of Aphodius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Entomological Review, 74(2): 34-41. Fulltext PDF (2.93 MB)

The principal morphological features of the third instar of Aphodius rectus Motschulsky and A. erraticus Linnaeus are described. These features are the structure and chaetome of the epicranium, structure of mouthparts, and setation of the anal stemite.