Predation on Indian Meal Moth Eggs by Liposcelis bostrychophilus1,2
Authors: LOVITT, ANTHONY E.; SODERSTROM, EDWIN L.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 61, Number 5, October 1968 , pp. 1444-1445(2)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Eggs of Plodia interpunctella (Hubner) were consumed by Liposcelis bostrychophilus Badonnel. Egg contents were usually consumed before the chorion. The psocids attacked the eggs regardless of the presence or absence of other food. The psocids did not attack the live first-instar P. interpunctella larvae, but they did cat some dead larvae.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1968-10-01
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