|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2011|
|Authors:||B. Adamczyk, Kilian, A., Salgado, J. M.|
|Keywords:||cave beetles, chaetotaxy, Cholevinae, classic type of development, classic type of larvae, glands, Iberian Peninsula, larva, Leiodidae, Leptodirini, morphology, Quaestus (Quaesticulus) pachecoi|
Two larval instars of Quaestus (Quaesticulus) pachecoi (Bolivar, 1915) are described and illustrated for the first time. Chaetotaxy, morphology and measurements indicate that the Q. (Q.) pachecoi has a classic type of development with two instars only and larvae belong to a classic type according to the Deleurance-Glaçon classification.