Zaitsev A.A. 2016. The larva of Trachypholis variegata Sharp, 1885 (Coleoptera: Zopheridae: Colydiinae) with the key to larval Synchitini from Russia // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.25. No.1: 49–58 [in English].

Moscow State Pedagogical University (MSPU), Institute of Biology and Chemistry, Department of Zoology and Ecology, Kibaltchicha str. 6-3, 129164 Moscow, Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Zopheridae, Synchitini, larvae, morphology, South Kuril Islands.

ABSTRACT. The late-instar larva of Trachypholis variegata Sharp, 1885 from Kunashir island (Russia, South Kurils) is described and compared with other Synchitini larvae. A key to genera of Synchitini based on the known larvae is provided.

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