Trogoderma pectinicornis Reitter,

Turienzo, Paola & Iorio, Osvaldo Di, 2008, Insects found in birds’ nests from Argentina: Anumbius annumbi (Vieillot, 1817) (Aves: Furnariidae), Zootaxa 1871, pp. 1-55: 39

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Trogoderma pectinicornis Reitter


Trogoderma pectinicornis Reitter  [sp. 4]

The larvae, pupae, and adults were described by Frers (1918) from a colony found “entre aserrín, ramitas y hojas secas y otros residuos que se acumulan en las grandes rajaduras que se ven con frecuencia en los troncos de los sauces.” A single adult (Buenos Aires: Otamendi, 6 -XII- 1997, Di Iorio leg.) was taken on the inflorescence of Eryngium  sp. [ Apiaceae  ]. At Campo de Mayo the species was also found under portions of the ritidome of Eucalyptus camaldulensis  ( Table 3). In the nests of A. annumbi  it was scarce: one adult found in 1992, one larva reared to adult, emerged 23 -X-05; and another larva reared to adult, emergence date not recorded ( Table 2).