Angular turret-building behavior in a larval tiger beetle species from South India (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae)

T. Shivashankar, A. R.V. Kumar, G. K. Veeresh, D. L. Pearson

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Abstract

Describes on angled turrent constructed by all three larval instars of Cicindela (Pancallia) aurofasciata in S India. The major functions were increased prey level, camouflage from predators and parasitoids, and elevated temperatures for winter and nocturnal activity. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-68
Number of pages6
JournalColeopterists' Bulletin
Volume42
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

    Fingerprint

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Insect Science

Cite this

Shivashankar, T., Kumar, A. R. V., Veeresh, G. K., & Pearson, D. L. (1988). Angular turret-building behavior in a larval tiger beetle species from South India (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae). Coleopterists' Bulletin, 42(1), 63-68.