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

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

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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
Externally publishedYes

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Cicindela
Cicindelinae
nocturnal activity
parasitoids
instars
Coleoptera
predators
India
winter
temperature

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

Angular turret-building behavior in a larval tiger beetle species from South India (Coleoptera : Cicindelidae). / Shivashankar, T.; Kumar, A. R.V.; Veeresh, G. K.; Pearson, David.

In: Coleopterists' Bulletin, Vol. 42, No. 1, 01.01.1988, p. 63-68.

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Shivashankar, T, Kumar, ARV, Veeresh, GK & Pearson, D 1988, 'Angular turret-building behavior in a larval tiger beetle species from South India (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae)', Coleopterists' Bulletin, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 63-68.
Shivashankar, T. ; Kumar, A. R.V. ; Veeresh, G. K. ; Pearson, David. / Angular turret-building behavior in a larval tiger beetle species from South India (Coleoptera : Cicindelidae). In: Coleopterists' Bulletin. 1988 ; Vol. 42, No. 1. pp. 63-68.
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