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Pit-relocation of antlion larvae in relation to their density
Of the biotic factors potentially affecting the foraging behavior of pit-building antlion larvae,Myrmeleon bore Tjeder, we focussed on the density effects and examined experimentally influences ofExpand
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An experimental study on the foraging behavior of a pit-building antlion larva,Myrmeleon bore
  • T. Matsura
  • Biology
  • Researches on Population Ecology
  • 1 June 1987
Foraging behavior of a pit-building antlion larva,Myrmeleon bore Tjeder was investigated experimentally to elucidate the relation between the feeding level and pit relocation. 1. In artificial sandsExpand
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Ecological studies of a mantid,Paratenodera angustipennis de saussure I. Evaluation of the feeding condition in natural habitats
Unlike phytophagous animals, most predators seem to be compeled to face many difficulties to obtain their food. In fact several authors concluded that predators in the field are often subiect toExpand
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Comparative study on the behavioral response to starvation in three species of antlion larvae (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae)
To clarify how pit-building antlion larvae behave during prolonged periods of low resource abundance, pit relocation rate, giving-up time, and respiration rate under starvation conditions wereExpand
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The feeding ecology of the pit-making ant lion larva,Myrmeleon bore: Feeding rate and species composition of prey in a habitat
The prey species composition and feeding rate of the pit-making ant lion larva,Myrmeleon bore Tjeder, which inhabits open sandy areas, were examined. Not less than 30 prey species, most of which wereExpand
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Substrate selection for pit making and oviposition in an antlion, Myrmeleon bore Tjeder, in terms of sand particle size
The larvae of the pit‐making antlion Myrmeleon bore Tjeder live in open sand in riverbeds with a substratum consisting of various particle sizes. We analyzed the spatial distribution of their pits inExpand
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Estimation of prey consumption of a mantid,Paratenodera angustipennis (S.) in a natural habitat
Using a relationship between prey consumption and growth rate, field prey consumption of adults ofParatenodera angustipennis (S.) in a paddy field was estimated. Since a great number of grasshoppersExpand
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