Zaitsev A.A.1, Zaitsev A.I.2 2019. Description of the larva of Niponius osorioceps Lewis, 1885 (Coleoptera: Histeridae) with first data on chaetotaxy of Niponiinae // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.28. No.2: 148–157 [in English].

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

2 Moscow City University, Institute of Natural Sciences and Sport Technologies, Department of Biology and Human Physiology, Chechulina st. 1, 105568 Moscow, Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.28.2.06

ABSTRACT. Previosly unknown last instar larva of Niponius osorioceps Lewis, 1885 is described from Southern Primorie, Russia, including data on larval chaetotaxy of Niponiinae Gyllenhal, 1808. Position of this subfamily within Histeridae is discussed.

KEY WORDS. Niponius, Histeridae, larva, chaetotaxy, morphology.

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