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- OHWAKI, Atsushi; NAKAMURA, Koji
- Entomological science 2010 v.13 no.3 pp. 280-287
- multivoltine habit, etc ; Carabidae; Tachinidae; adults; autumn; body length; eclosion; hosts; imagos; larvae; parasitism; parasitoids; puparium; spring; summer; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Zaira cinerea (Fallén) is a parasitoid fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) that attacks adult carabid beetles. To better understand mechanisms of population persistence in this species, we examined seasonality of host beetle abundance, the frequency of parasitism, and the timing of fly eclosion. In addition, we evaluated host quality using numbers of larvae or puparia per individual beetle as a measure of q ...