Infra-red Receptors in Melanophila acuminata DeGeer

@article{Evans1964InfraredRI,
  title={Infra-red Receptors in Melanophila acuminata DeGeer},
  author={William G. Evans},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1964},
  volume={202},
  pages={211-211}
}
A NUMBER of insects of different orders have been reported swarming near various sources of fire and smoke, although the families Buprestidae (Coleoptera), Platy-pezidae and Empididae (Diptera) have received the greatest attention. The most well-known insect associated with fires, however, is a species of Buprestid, Melanophila acuminata, which has been reported as being attracted over long distances to a variety of burning materials such as wood, oil, mill refuse, smelter products and trash in… 
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