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- Scherrer, Marcus V., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Revista Brasileira de entomologia 2019
- Mantodea; cannibalism; instars; models; monitoring; ontogeny; rearing
- ... Mantises can live for many months, are naturally voracious, and feed invariably on live prey. Many species have a propensity for cannibalism and cannot be kept together for most of their life cycle, which makes large-scale rearing typically time-consuming, thus easily becoming prohibitive. This is particularly true for early instars, because they are the most abundant stage of a developmental coho ...