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A field key to identify some Rhinoceros and other beetle larvae breeding in coconut palm habitats in Papua New Guinea

Beaudoin-Ollivier L., Prior R.N.B., Laup S.. 1998. Papua New Guinea Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 41 (2) : p. 1-15.

A practical field key to rapidly distinguish third instar Scapanes australis (Boisduval) and "Oryctes rhinoceros# (L.) larvae along with seven scarabaeoid species in coconut palm and similar habitats is devised. Drawings and photographs of the larvae in support of the key are also presented.

Mots-clés : cocos nucifera; scarabaeidae; identification; larve; oryctes rhinoceros; oryctes; conformation animale; papouasie-nouvelle-guinée; dynastidae; scapanes australis; oryctes centaurus; clé d'identification

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