Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Grub

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_1209

A thick-bodied larva with well-developed head and thoracic legs, but without abdominal prolegs. At rest, the body is curved, and often is described as C-shaped. A scarabaeiform larva (Scarabaeidae). This term also is sometimes applied to larval wasps (Hymenoptera).

 Beetles

 Scarab Beetles

 Hymenoptera

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