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Heating Rate and Induced Thermotolerance in Mexican Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Larvae, a Quarantine Pest of Citrus and Mangoes
Abstract A bioassay and graduated temperature water baths were used to document the induction of thermotolerance in third-instar Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Loew). The 99% lethal time doseExpand
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Catalogue of Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) of North America
Abstract This catalogue includes all valid family-group (8 subfamilies, 52 tribes, 14 subtribes), genus-group (349 genera, 86 subgenera), and species-group names (2825 species, 215 subspecies) ofExpand
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Fecundity and oviposition in laboratory colonies of the screwworm fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
  • D. Thomas
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of economic entomology
  • 1 October 1993
The screwworm fly is mass-produced using an artificial larval diet and an artificial oviposition substrate. On the artificial diet, mean fecundity was 185 eggs per female, whereas host-reared fliesExpand
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Age distribution of adult female screwworms (Diptera: Calliphoridae) captured on sentinel animals in the coastal lowlands of Guatemala.
The age structure of screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel), populations was studied in the Guatemalan lowlands with the pteridine technique of age determination. Flies (95% were 4-15 d old)Expand
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Nontarget insects captured in fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) surveillance traps.
  • D. Thomas
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of economic entomology
  • 1 December 2003
Traps baited with synthetic lures (ammonium acetate and putrescine) captured as many Mexican fruit flies as the traditional torula yeast/borax slurry, but with far fewer (ratio 5:1) nontargetExpand
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Phylogeography of Anastrepha obliqua Inferred with mtDNA Sequencing
ABSTRACT Anastrepha obliqua (Macquart) (Diptera: Tephritidae), the West Indian fruit fly, is a frugivorous pest that occasionally finds its way to commercial growing areas outside its nativeExpand
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The Scarabaeoid Beetles of Nebraska
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Revision of the genus Chlorocoris Spinola (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
The neotropical pentatomid genus Chlorocoris Spinola is revised, with figures of salient taxonomic characters, keys, distributions, and diagnoses for each species. Chlorocoris contains two subgenera:Expand
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Implication of Nilgai Antelope (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) in Reinfestations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in South Texas: A Review and Update.
The Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program was the first parasite eradication program of veterinary importance in the United States and is considered to be one of the greatest disease eradicationExpand
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Resolution of inter and intra-species relationships of the West Indian fruit fly Anastrepha obliqua.
The West Indian fruit fly, Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae), is an economically important pest that inhabits areas of South and Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean with occasionalExpand
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