Scatter plot of head width against head length of larvae of T. micans and T. mutilatus. Each instar has a characteristic head width that allows individuals to be assigned unambiguously to a growth stage

  Part of: Daniel CA, Midgley JM, Villet MH (2017) Determination of species and instars of the larvae of the Afrotropical species of Thanatophilus Leach, 1817 (Coleoptera, Silphidae). African Invertebrates 58(2): 1-10.