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Catherine Young and Peter McQuillan

-yellow when first laid, becoming tinted pinkish, then crimson to maroon, transparent when larva nears eclosion (Fig. 3). Size (mm): length 0.75 ± 0.01; width 0.57 ± 0.01, height 0.45 ± 0.01. (n = 11, from 2 females). Aeropyle openings, diameter ( µ m), 1.87 ± 0.04 (n = 4). Origin: Mount Wellington, Tasmania

Shannon M. Claeson and Alex D. Foster

closely related species, Nearctodesmus insulanus (Chamberlin) (Shelley, 1994a ). Adult members of this family are usually maroon colored and large, second in body size only to those of the Xystodesmidae. However, despite their size, little is known about this family in the Pacifi c Northwest. Hoff man