Population interaction: A synchronizer for the persistent rhythmicity of Chaoborus larvae

Abstract

Fifty chaoborid larvae (Diptera: Chaoboridae) were maintained singly in 200-ml. experimental chambers with lake water and sediments. The larvae, entrained in a reversed light-dark cycle-L D 12: 12 (21–09), were monitored at two-hour intervals to observe whether or not the larvae were in the planktonic state. Results indicated that under constant conditions… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00033494

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