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The Australian Ommatidae (Coleoptera:Archostemata): new species, larva and discussion of relationships

John F.Lawrence

Invertebrate Taxonomy 13(3) 369 - 390
Published: 1999


The Australian Ommatidae (Coleoptera:Archostemata) are reviewed and Omma rutherfordi, sp. nov., is described from the South Australian mallee and Stirling Range of Western Australia. A putative Omma larvais also described from Western Australia and compared with other larvae representing the suborder Archostemata. Comments are made on the larvae of Archostemata, constitution of the suborder, and relationships and ranking of family groups.

© CSIRO 1999

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