Responses of the sheep blowflies Lucilia sericata and L. cuprina to odour and the development of semiochemical baits.

The literature relating to the attraction of the sheep blowflies Lucilia sericata and Lucilia cuprina to their ovine hosts is reviewed. The responses of the two species are similar and different components of the behaviour leading to host location and oviposition appear to involve at least two distinct sets of semiochemical cues. Activation, upwind… CONTINUE READING