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In vitro rearing oestrus caucasicus third-instar larvae and pupae (diptera: oestridae) from naturally-infested iberian ibex, capra pyrenaica (artiodactyla: bovidae)
Pérez, Jesús M. (Espacio Natural Sierra Nevada)
Granados, José Enrique (Espacio Natural Sierra Nevada)
Moreno, V. (Universidad de Jaén. Departamento de Biología Animal, Biología Vegetal y Ecología)
Calabuig, G. (Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos)
Moço, Gisela (Universidad de Jaén. Departamento de Biología Animal, Biología Vegetal y Ecología)
Serrano Ferron, Emmanuel (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Servei d'Ecopatologia de Fauna Salvatge)

Date: 2006
Abstract: Third-instar Oestrus caucasicus larvae (n = 236) obtained from Iberian ibex, Capra pyrenaica, were reared in a laboratory to obtain adult flies. They were maintained at a temperature of 21. 9 ± 2. 7° C and a relative humidity of 38. 9 ± 8. 0 %. In all, 78 imagos emerged (33. 1 %), with a sex-ratio at emergence not differing significantly from 1:1; 25 larvae did not complete pupariation. A total of 14 adult flies (17. 9 % of the adults obtained) showed malformations, mainly in their wings. The pupariation period lasted around 30 hours and the pupal stage lasted on average 29. 8 ± 6. 8 days. The success of pupation in both sexes was mainly determined by the weight of the larvae. Sexual dimorphism, with higher weights in females, was evident in third-instar larvae, pupae and adults. The mean longevity of adult flies was 224. 8 ± 91. 4 hours and males generally survived for longer than the females.
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Language: Anglès
Document: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Subject: Cabres Veterinària ; Capra pyrenaica ; Diptera ; Oestridae ; Oestrus caucasicus culture ; Biology ; Pupation ; Demography
Published in: Parasite, Núm. 13 (2006) , ISSN 1776-1042

DOI: 10.1051/parasite/2006134305
PMID: 17285851

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