Laboratory rearing of Mesovelia cryptophila (Heteroptera: Mesoveliidae)

Steven J. Taylor, J. E. McPherson

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Mesovelia cryptophila was reared from egg to adult at 26.7 ± 0.6°C under a 14L: 10D photoperiod. The incubation period averaged 14.93 days; and the four nymphal stadia, 3.24, 2.51, 3.15, and 4.85 days, respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-98
Number of pages4
JournalEntomological News
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Insect Science


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