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Venoms of Coleoptera

  • J. Weatherston
  • J. E. Percy
Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology / Handbuch der experimentellen Pharmakologie book series (HEP, volume 48)

Abstract

The order Coleoptera contains more than a quarter of a million species divided amongst about 200 families. The members of this order undergo a complete metamorphosis. Species are known that live on the ground, on plants, in wood, on flowers, in carrion, etc., and in and on water. As will be seen below only 12 families have been studied regarding toxins.

Keywords

Formic Acid Methacrylic Acid Octanoic Acid Carabid Beetle Isobutyric Acid 
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