oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Distribution of progeny by Microbracon hebetor Say
|Article Title||Distribution of progeny by Microbracon hebetor Say|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Division of Entomology, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Sep 1945|
|Pages||123 - 131|
|Keyword(s)||Eggs deposited, Ephestia kï¿½hniella moth, Hosts paralysed, Larva host, Microbracon hebetor parasite and Oviposition|
The distribution of progeny by Microbracon hebetor among larvae of Ephestia kiihniella is investigated by presenting the data in the form of frequency distributions. It is shown that the female parasite tends to distribute her eggs in accordance with the relationship between size of host and development of progeny.
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