New records of Genus Strongylium from Malaysia (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

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New records of Genus Strongylium from Malaysia (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

H. Darya, Agha M. Ahmed, Fahad N, Arfan A. Gilal, Khalid H. Dhiloo, Bahi K. Solangi, Ghulam M. Khusk, Piar A. Shar
J. Bio. Env. Sci.11( 2), 16-28, August 2017.
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The current study established the taxonomical status of four different species belong to the genus Strongylium Kirb from Malaysian region of Sabah Kinabalu. The found species were S. varians Pascoe, S. erythrocephalum Fabricius, S. crurale Fairmaire and S. forcipicolle Fairmaire. The functional sense of the anatomy of the genus Strongylium was scrutinized and the evolutionary adaption to their especial habitat in Malaysian forest was also observed.


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