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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3835.3.5

The larva of Tricholeon relictus Hölzel & Monserrat, 2002 a synanthropic antlion (Neuroptera, Myrmeleontidae)

FERNANDO ACEVEDO, DAVIDE BADANO, VÍCTOR J. MONSERRAT

Abstract


The larva of Tricholeon relictus, a Spanish endemic antlion of Afrotropical affinities, is described and illustrated for the first time also providing a comparison with the only other European member of the tribe Dendroleontini, Dendroleon pantherinus. The larva of this species is synanthropic but probably originally lived in cave-like habitats.


Keywords


larval morphology, Neuropterida, Myrmeleontiformia, Mediterranean, Iberian peninsula

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