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Host-parasitoid associations in Strepsiptera

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Strepsiptera are obligate endoparasitoids that exhibit extreme sexual dimorphism and parasitize seven orders and 33 families of Insecta. The adult males and the first instar larvae in the Mengenillidia and Stylopidia are free-living, whereas the adult females in Mengenillidia are free-living but in the suborder Stylopidia they remain endoparasitic in the host. Parasitism occurs at the host larval/nymphal stage and continues in a mobile host until that host's a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Annual Reviews
Journal:
Annual Review of Entomology More from this journal
Volume:
54
Pages:
227-249
Publication date:
2008-09-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1545-4487
ISSN:
0066-4170
Pmid:
18817508
Language:
English
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pubs:209390
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uuid:1e3cb9a8-49ad-43e8-a2f3-1fb5112b458b
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pubs:209390
Source identifiers:
209390
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2017-10-12

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