Prey-Catching Behaviour and Eating of Larvae in Episyrphus balteatus (Syrphidae)

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Title
Prey-Catching Behaviour and Eating of Larvae in Episyrphus balteatus (Syrphidae)
Alternative Title
Beutefangverhalten und Fressen der Larven von Episyrphus balteatus (Syrphidae)
Author
Gries, Gerhard
License
CC Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivatives 3.0 Germany:
You are free to use, copy, distribute and transmit the work or content in unchanged form for any legal and non-commercial purpose as long as the work is attributed to the author in the manner specified by the author or licensor.
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C 1702
Publisher
IWF (Göttingen)
Release Date
1989
Language
English
Producer
Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (IWF)
Production Year
1986

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Abstract
Hover Fly: big larvae fix colonies of aphids with glue and suck them out. Young larvae wait passively for aphids, older larvae search them actively. In case of a contact stimulus larvae investigate the object with their antennae. Single aphids are fixed and sucked. Including electronmicroscopy and animation.
Keywords
pest control / biological
prey catching / Insecta
ingestion / Insecta
Episyrphus balteatus
hover fly
Aphis fabae
aphid

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