STUDIES OF THE BIOLOGY OF THE DEATH-WATCH BEETLE, XESTOBIUM RUFOVILLOSUM DE G..: II. THE HABITS OF THE ADULT WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE FACTORS AFFECTING OVIPOSITION

@article{BSc1938STUDIESOT,
  title={STUDIES OF THE BIOLOGY OF THE DEATH-WATCH BEETLE, XESTOBIUM RUFOVILLOSUM DE G..: II. THE HABITS OF THE ADULT WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE FACTORS AFFECTING OVIPOSITION},
  author={Ronald C. Fisher B.Sc.},
  journal={Annals of Applied Biology},
  year={1938},
  volume={25},
  pages={155-180}
}
Summary 1 This paper, the second in a short series on biological studies of the death-watch beetle, Xestobium rufovillosum De G., is concerned with the life of the adult, egg-laying and hatching. 2 Times of pupation and emergence in the natural habitat of the insect in decayed parts of willow, and in timbers in buildings are discussed and compared. 3 The rate of development of the reproductive organs after pupation and until egg-laying starts, is described. 4 The habits of the… Expand
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