Metrius contractusWendy Moore
- Metrius contractus contractus Eschscholtz, 1829
- Metrius contractus planatus Van Dyke, 1925
- Metrius contractus sericeus Rivers, 1900
Metrius contractus habitat. © 2004 David R. Maddison
Bousquet, Y. 1986. Description of first-instar larva of Metrius contractus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) with remarks about phylogenetic relationships and ranking of the genus Metrius. Canadian Entomologist 118(4): 373-388.
Eisner, T., D.J. Aneshansley, M. Eisner, A.B. Attygalle, D.W. Alsop, and J. Meinwald. 2000. Spray mechanism of the most primitive bombardier beetle (Metrius contractus). Journal of Experimental Biology 203: 1265-1275.
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
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- First online 27 October 2005
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