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- Songvorawit, Nut; Butcher, Buntika Areekul; Chaisuekul, Chatchawan
- Journal of Asia-Pacific entomology 2017 v.20 no.3 pp. 835-839
- elytra, etc ; Aegus; Chelifer; allometry; body size; dimorphism; evolution; forest habitats; forests; insects; linear models; males; morphs; Thailand; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Many insects, including stag beetles, possess exaggerated structures and these structures usually grow disproportionately with their body size. Allometry, i.e. the scaling relationship between such traits and other body parts (used as proxies of body size in a species), can provide valuable information about development and evolution. We examined males of Aegus chelifer chelifer, a stag beetle fro ...