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A study of the searching behaviour of certain insects feeding on aphids

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The searching behaviour of insect predators in relation to the behaviour of their prey has received very little attention, with two notable exceptions. Fleschner (1950, Hilgardia 20 : 233-265) studied the searching capacity of the larvae of three predators of the citrus red mite. Banks (1954, Brit. J. anim. Behav., 2 : 37-38; 1957, Brit, J. anim. Behav., 5 : 12-24) studied the searching behaviour of individual co...

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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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601870498
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2017-10-05

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