1. The tarsal acceptance threshold of non-diapausing adult blowflies rises with age. 2. Diapausing flies have a non-significantly elevated tarsal acceptance threshold, but drink significantly less sucrose solution than their non-diapausing counterparts. 3. Removal of diapausing flies to non-diapause inducing conditions resulted in a lowering of the threshold. 4. Failure to demonstrate a significant difference between the input signal from the peripheral receptors of non-diapausing and diapausing flies showed that the inhibition of feeding in diapausing flies was not due to peripheral inhibition but was controlled centrally.
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JOURNAL ARTICLE| 01 August 1975
Central control of feeding in the diapausing adult blowfly Phormia regina
J. G. Stoffolano
Online Issn: 1477-9145
Print Issn: 0022-0949
© 1975 by Company of Biologists
J Exp Biol (1975) 63 (1): 265–271.
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J. G. Stoffolano; Central control of feeding in the diapausing adult blowfly Phormia regina. J Exp Biol 1 August 1975; 63 (1): 265–271. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.63.1.265
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