Genetica

, Volume 65, Issue 3, pp 235–239

Chromosome numbers of Coleoptera from Argentina

  • O. R. Vidal
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00122910

Cite this article as:
Vidal, O.R. Genetica (1984) 65: 235. doi:10.1007/BF00122910

Abstract

A list is presented containing data on chromosome numbers and sex determining mechanisms of 90 species of Argentina beetles, belonging to the families Staphylinidae (2 spp.), Meloidae (3 spp.), Elateridae (1 sp.), Coccinellidae (5 spp.), Tenebrionidae (11 spp.), Scarabaeidae (30 spp.), Cerambycidae (3 spp.), Chrysomelidae (27 spp.), Curculionidae (7 spp.) and Lampyridae (1 sp.), Asphaera t-album (Chrysomelidae) had n=10+X+6y; in Epicauta atomaria (Meloidae) individuals with 2 n=22, 21 and 20 were found.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. R. Vidal
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratorio de Citogenética, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y NaturalesUniversidad de Buenos Aires-Ciudad UniversitariaBuenois AiresArgentina

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