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Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 34: 61, fig. 21. GANGLBAUER, L. 1903. Systematisch-koleopterologische Studien. Münchener Koleopterologische Zeitschrift, 1: 271 - 319. HINTON, H. E. 1967. On the spiracles of the larvae of the suborder Myxophaga (Coleoptera). Australian Journal of Zoology, 15: 955 - 959. JACH, M. A. 1999. Sphaerius Waltl, 1838 and Sphaeriusidae Erichson, 1845 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation by the partial revocation of Opinion 1331. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 56 (2): 117 - 120.

Although there is no reason why it may not be present in Europe, this record is in error as Silvestri (1941) only thought the species should be found there due to the importation of timber from the New World. , M. debilis LeConte, 1878, eastern United States, Belize. BIBLIOGRAPHY BARBER, H. S. 1913a. The remarkable life history of a new family (Micromalthidae) of beetles. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 15: 31-38. BARBER, H. S. 1913b. Observations on the life history of Micromalthus debilus Lec.

Perhaps the most unusual feature is that the cerambycoid larva can either develop into an adult female, or a paedogenetic female-producing larva which gives birth to caraboid larvae. The cerambycoid larva can also develop into a male producer. These individuals produce eggs which hatch as a curculionoid larvae and later develop into haploid adult males (Barber 1913a, b; Pringle 1938; Scott 1936, 1938, 1941). Status of the classification. This family, represented by a single described species, has been subject to much discussion and controversy.

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