Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/11177

Files

File Description SizeFormat 
25_87-93.pdf492.93 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Item Summary

Title: Population Parameters of Cyrtorhinus lividipennis Reuter (Heteroptera: Miridae) Reared on Eggs of Natural and Factitious Prey
Authors: Liquido, Nicanor J.
Nishida, Toshiyuki
Issue Date: 1985
Publisher: Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation: Liquido NJ, Nishida T. 1985. Population parameters of Cyrtorhinus lividipennis Reuter (Heteroptera: Miridae) reared on eggs of natural and factitious prey. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 25:87-93.
Abstract: The biology of Cyrtorhinus lividipennis was studied on its natural prey, Peregrinus maidis, and a factitious prey, Ceratitis capitata. The body dimensions of the predators fed on these two types of prey were equal. The duration of egg and nymphal instars were not significantly different; however, the longevity of adults fed on natural prey was much longer than those fed on the factitious prey. The fecundity of C. lividipennis on P. maidis and C capitata were identical. The predator had equal rates of increase when reared on the natural and factitious prey. Therefore, P. maidis and C capitata were equally suitable as prey of C. lividipennis, suggesting that C. capitata could be used as the prey in the mass rearing of C. lividipennis.
Pages/Duration: 7 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/11177
ISSN: 0073-134X
Appears in Collections:Volume 25 – 1985 : Hawaiian Entomological Society



Items in ScholarSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.