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Abstract

Comparative morphology of the larval instars of Callosobruchus chinensis (L.) and Callosobruchus analis F. (Col.: Bruchidae).

Abstract

The morphology of the different larval instars of the storage pests Callosobruchus chinensis (L.) and C. analis (F.) is described and compared from laboratory studies in Bangladesh, the main characters used being those of the head, mouthparts, thorax and abdomen.