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Advances in Entomology

Observations of Embryonic Changes in Middle and Late Stages of the Greater Wax Moth, Galleria mellonella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Authors: Muhamad Abidalla, Donatella Battaglia ABSTRACT The embryogenesis of lepidopteran insects has morphogenetic events accompanying the blastokinesis movements (anatrepsis and katatrepsis) in early and late stages, respectively. Katatrepsis is related to embryonic movement with yolk mass and regression of amnioserosa … Continue reading

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Galls as a Disputed Resource for Female Parasitoid Wasps Contests

Author(s):Denise Dalbosco Dell’Aglio, Milton de Souza Mendonça Jr. ABSTRACT We investigated how the parasitoid Torymus sp. (Hymenoptera: Torymidae) attacking galls of Schismatodiplosis lantanae (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Lantana camara (Verbenaceae) behaves in the presence of a conspecific female competitor in the … Continue reading

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Mathematical Modelling of Sterile Insect Technology for Mosquito Control

Author(s): Regina Jijoho Patinvoh1, Alfred Akpoveta Susu2 ABSTRACT Reduction of mosquito populations will, at least, reduce substantially the transmission of malaria disease. One potential method of achieving this reduction is the environmentally-friendly population control method known as the Sterile Insect … Continue reading

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