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Dissemination of imidacloprid through dairy cattle manure and its effect on the biological control agent, Spalangia endius (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae), and a filth fly host, Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae)
Filth flies, including house flies, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae), develop in animal manure. Adult house flies often are controlled with pesticides such as imidacloprid. How imidacloprid disseminates and persists ...
Mating status effects on sexual response of males and females in the parasitoid wasp Urolepis rufipes.
Although mate preferences are most commonly examined in females, they are often found in both sexes. In the parasitoid wasp Urolepis rufipes, both female and male mating status affected certain aspects of sexual interactions. ...
Benefit of polyandry in a monandrous species when females mate with already mated males
Female mating frequency varies among animal taxa. A benefit to females of remating has usually been found, but almost all tests have been with polyandrous species. A species being monandrous does not guarantee that mating ...