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- Briggs, C.J., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Ecological entomology 1996 v.21 no.2 pp. 128-140
- parasitism; parasitoids; Rhopalomyia californica; host-parasite relationships; models; duration; interspecific competition; population density; biological resistance; galls; California
- ... The length of time that a gall-forming midge, Rhopalomyia californica, was vulnerable to attack by four parasitoid species was measured in the field at two locations. The midge had a restricted window of vulnerability to each of the parasitoid species, but similar windows of vulnerability were found at the two sites. A stage-structured model was used to illustrate that the length of the vulnerable ...