Some Larval head characters of Benthalia sp. 3

Larval head characters of Benthalia species 3

Anterior portion of the frontoclypeus, which lacks a fenestra, and showing the rugosity at anterior margin of the frons.

Mouthparts of Benthalia sp. 3.
a. Pecten epipharyngis with premandible in background.  b. Antenna, with relatively short segments.
c. Mentum.  Note c2 teeth barely de-markated from c1 of the central trifid tooth and reduced 4th laterals (type II).
d. Ventromentum, with about 47 striae.
e. Mandible  Note the 7 widely spaced furrows.

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