Social influences on nymphal development in the cockroach , Diploptera punctata

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  title={Social influences on nymphal development in the cockroach , Diploptera punctata},
  author={},
  year={1998}
}
  • Published 1998
Solitary male nymphs of the cockroach Diploptera punctata(Eschscholtz) (Blattaria: Blaberidae) took significantly longer to reach adulthood than males paired with either a male or female nymph or grouped with four other male nymphs since birth. When isolated throughout nymphal development, 15.8% of males passed through 3 stadia before adult eclosion, and the remainder went through 4 stadia. In contrast, 61.3% of paired males became adults in 3 stadia. Males need not, however, be isolated or… CONTINUE READING
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