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Comparison of karyotypes of bembidion lampros herbst and bembidion properans steph. coleoptera carabidae

Rozek, M.; Warchalowska-Sliwa, E.

Folia Biologica 35(1-2): 101-104

1987


ISSN/ISBN: 0015-5500
Accession: 005009185

Bembidion lampros and B. properans possess a similar karyotype with the same chromosome number and sex determination type: .male. 2n = 22A + XO; .female. 2n = 22A + XX. Only slight differences in the karyotype occur between the two species: (1) the X chromosome is metacentric in B. lampros and submetacentric in B. properans, and (2) B. lampros shows the presence of one pair of submetacentric autosomes, not observed in the other species.

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