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EGG CANNIBALISM BY NEWLY HATCHED LARVAE OF THE SMALL WHITE BUTTERFLY

@inproceedings{HATCHED2005EGGCB,
  title={EGG CANNIBALISM BY NEWLY HATCHED LARVAE OF THE SMALL WHITE BUTTERFLY},
  author={NEWLY HATCHED and LARVAE OF THE and SMALL WHITE BUTTERFLY and PIERIS RAPAE CRUCIVORA},
  year={2005}
}
  • NEWLY HATCHED, LARVAE OF THE, +1 author PIERIS RAPAE CRUCIVORA
  • Published 2005
  • Newly hatched larvae of the small white butterfly, Pieris rapae crucivora, wandered over an artificial diet without feeding for ca. 2 hrs after eating their own egg shells. When they encountered unhatched con specific eggs, egg cannibalism occurred. Throughout the first instar, larvae fed on eggs and intermittently on the artificial diet. The duration of the first ins tar was Significantly shorter for cannibals than for non-cannibals. As later first instars, the cannibals wandered randomly and… CONTINUE READING
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