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AuthorsB. van Aartsen, Th. Zeegers
TitleDe edelherthorzel Cephenemyia auribarbis gekweekt (Diptera: Oestridae)
JournalNederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen
KeywordsInsecta; Diptera; Oestridae; Cephenemyia auribarbis; Nederland; Verspreiding
AbstractThe rearing of the botfly Cephenemyia auribarbis (Diptera: Oestridae)
After several failures we finally succeeded in rearing botflies Cephenemyia from third-instar larvae. From a red deer shot at 13 March 1998 about one hundred larvae of Cephenemyia auribarbis (Meigen, 1824) were collected. Ten individuals reached the pupal stage. After 22 days, one fullgrown male died in the pupa, and two males emerged and lived for 17 and 18 days respectively. This is one of the few recorded succesful attempts to rear botflies.
Document typearticle
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