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- Turlings, Ted C. J., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Aquatic sciences 2017 v.79 no.2 pp. 309-318
- Chrysomelidae; Myriophyllum spicatum; Potamogeton perfoliatus; alternative hosts; aquatic insects; aquatic plants; bioassays; chemical analysis; chemotaxis; cineole; females; foraging; freshwater ecosystems; gas chromatography-mass spectrometry; habitats; herbivores; host plants; insect repellents; lakes; males; olfactometers; pathogens; terrestrial ecosystems
- ... Interactions between plants and aquatic insects are poorly documented, especially for turbid freshwater ecosystems. Many Swiss lakes offer such habitats, several of which are inhabited by the leaf beetle Macroplea appendiculata (Panzer 1794). This donaciid beetle is the only coleopteran species known to complete its life cycle entirely under water, where it lives primarily on perfoliate pondweed ( ...