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

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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 - 1988

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  • Insect Science

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