Journal article icon

Journal article

Prevalence of the parasite Strepsiptera in adult Polistes wasps: field collections and literature overview

Abstract:

The incidence of strepsipteran parasites in temperate Polistes wasps is recorded following the collection and dissection of adults from nests, foraging sites and hibernacula. The mean proportion of infected P. dominulus adults (i.e. parasite prevalence) on nests was around 7%, while wasps which were captured when hunting for prey or collecting water were rarely parasitized. Of the four Polistes species that were recovered from overwintering aggregations (domin...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Ethology Ecology and Evolution More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
4
Pages:
363-375
Publication date:
2010-05-19
Acceptance date:
2004-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1828-7131
ISSN:
0394-9370
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:210344
UUID:
uuid:0a194427-7c00-4bce-ba6a-1a8ce894cc9f
Local pid:
pubs:210344
Source identifiers:
210344
Deposit date:
2017-10-12

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP