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- Liu, Peng-Cheng, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 2018 v.72 no.3 pp. 39
- Anastatus; adults; ambient temperature; eclosion; eggs; females; hosts; oviposition; parasitic wasps; parasitism; probability; progeny; wasps
- ... In the quasi-gregarious parasitoid wasp Anastatus disparis, a mother may lay more than one egg in a host during a single host encounter. This is conventionally known as self-superparasitism and, since only one adult offspring can complete development on the host, it may represent a waste of eggs and time. However, this behavior may be better described as “multiple-egg clutches,” which differs fund ...