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Keywords: Ovipositor
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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (9): 1554–1557.
Published: 1 May 2017
...Pratibha Yadav; Renee M. Borges ABSTRACT We show that the insect ovipositor is an olfactory organ that responds to volatiles and CO 2 in gaseous form. We demonstrate this phenomenon in parasitic wasps associated with Ficus racemosa where ovipositors, as slender as a human hair, drill through...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (11): 1946–1954.
Published: 1 June 2014
...Lakshminath Kundanati; Namrata Gundiah Female insects of diverse orders bore into substrates to deposit their eggs. Such insects must overcome several biomechanical challenges to successfully oviposit, which include the selection of suitable substrates through which the ovipositor can penetrate...
Includes: Supplementary data