Influences of prey density on fecundity in a mantis, Paratenodera angustipennis (S.)

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To clarify the effects of prey density on fecundity in predatory insects, relationships between density of prey (adult flies of Phaenicia sericata) and number of eggs, preoviposition periods, and egg size were examined, using adult female mantids, Paratenodera angustipennis de Saussure. The results are summarized as follows. 1) The relationship between prey… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00379704

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