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    • Keywords


      Sporophagous thrips; oviparity; ovoviviparity; viviparity; oocyte; ovariole index; behaviour

    • Abstract


      An analysis of the behavioural aspects of some sporophagous Idolothripinae in terms of the diversity of reproduction is presented, involving aspects such as oviparity, grades of ovoviviparity and viviparity inTiarothrips subramanii, Elaphrothrips denticollis, andElaphrothrips procer. Reproductive diapause inLoyolaia indica is also reported.

    • Author Affiliations


      T N Ananthakrishnan1 K Dhileepan1 B Padmanaban1

      1. Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Madras - 600 034, India
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