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Beecher, C.E., 1893a, A larval form of Triarthrus: American Journal of Science, v. 46, p. 361-362.

Beecher, C.E., 1893b, On the thoracic legs of Triarthrus: American Journal of Science, v. 46, p. 467-470.

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