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A new species of Platisus (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) from New Zealand, described from the adult and larva. 2001. Watt, J.C.; Marris, J.W.M.; Klimaszewski, J. J. R. Soc. N. Z. 31: 327-339.

Year: 2001

Available from: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 19574

Language: English

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Abstract

A new species of cucujid beetle, Platisus zelandicus n.sp., from the Three Kings Islands, New Zealand, is described and illustrated from the adult and larva Platisus zelandicus is compared with adults and larvae of Australian species of Platisus Aspects of its biology and relationships with other cucujid species are discussed.