Lagriidae

Lagriidae

[lə′grī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The long-jointed bark beetles, a family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Tenebrionoidea.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Lagriidae

 

a family of beetles. The body is elongated (5–20 mm long) and covered with hairs. There are about 550 species, which are found primarily in the tropics; five species are encountered in the USSR. The majority of Lagriidae feed on organic remains; some species are herbivorous. The common species Lagria hirta is 7–10 mm long and black; its elytra are yellow-red and covered with stiff erect yellow hairs.

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References in periodicals archive ?
GIL-SANTANA, H.R., 2002.- Predacao de Lagria villosa Fabricius, 1783 (Coleoptera: Lagriidae) por Apiomerus nigrilobus Stal, 1872 (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Apiomerinae) em Cabo Frio, Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.
Ad Cicindellidae Coleoptera/ Anthonomus L+Ad Curculionidae granais Coleoptera/ Lagria villosa Ad Lagriidae Coleoptera/ Astylus Ad Melyridae variegatus Hem iptera/A Bemisia tabaci Ad leyroidade Hemiptera/ Neomegalotomus Ad Alydidae parvus Hemiptera/ Agallia Ad Cicadellidae albidula Hemiptera/ Hypselonotus Ad Coreidae sp.
Poucos insetos pragas foram relatados atacando a batata-doce, destacandose especies de Coleoptera das familias Chrysomelidae, Dasytidae, Elateridae e Lagriidae e de Lepidoptera das familias Arctiidae e Noctuidae (Goncalves, 1997; Franca et al., 2002).