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*  Yellowjacket
After eggs hatch from the 30 to 50 brood cells, the queen feeds the young larvae for about 18 to 20 days. Larvae pupate, then ... Larvae, in return, secrete a sugar material to be eaten by the adults; this exchange is a form of trophallaxis. In late summer ... Larvae feed on proteins derived from insects, meats, and fish, which are collected by the adults, which chew and condition them ... Workers in the colony take over caring for the larvae, feeding them with chewed up meat or fruit. By midsummer, the first adult ...
*  Silphidae
... larvae are opportunistic predators that will feed on dipteran eggs, larvae, and on the carcass itself. This presents ... The larvae will develop through three instars on the carrion lasting for ten to thirty days. After that time period is up the ... The Silphidae larvae mainly inhabit during the decaying and dry stages of the carrion. The primary food source for the ... Oviposition is done near the carcass and takes twelve to forty eight hours for the eggs to hatch into larvae. The amount of ...
*  Eristalis tenax
The larva likely feeds on the abundant bacteria living in these places. When fully grown, the larva creeps out into drier ... The larva of E. tenax is a rat-tailed maggot. It lives in drainage ditches, pools around manure piles, sewage, and similar ... 2001) The larva is figured by Hartley (1961) and in colour by Rotheray (1993). Adults feed on flowers, especially those of ... Larvae are saprophagous. There have occasionally been documented cases of human intestinal myiasis of the rat-tailed maggot ( ...
*  Spatiotemporal gene expression
This pattern is lost by the time the organism develops into a larva, but wingless is still expressed in a variety of tissues ...
*  Cotesia congregata
This would help the larva to conserve water. Starved larvae can also ultimately molt and pupate if they are large enough, but ... which will prevent subsequent development of the larvae. Interestingly, these hormones also allow the parasitized larva to ... Larvae which have reached 8 days old are able to survive and eclose when transplanted into a new host which has not been ... However, these transplanted larvae will exhibit a mortality rate of 50%. The wasp also injects venom along with the eggs and ...
*  Mischocyttarus mexicanus
It has been observed that upon removal of a queen from the nest, the larvae and eggs gradually disappear over the course of a ... It is suspected that they prey on arthropod larvae. Additionally, females have been observed foraging on palmetto and Lyonia ... of the tarsal segments in adults and by appendix-like projections extending forward from the abdominal sternum of mature larvae ...
*  Baylisascaris shroederi
In animals, it is the most common cause of larva migrans. The Paratenic host, however, cannot shed infective eggs, as the larva ... As small numbers of larvae can cause severe disease, and larvae occur randomly in tissue, a biopsy usually fails to include ... Baylisascaris larvae in paratenic hosts can migrate, causing visceral larva migrans (VLM). Baylisascariasis is characterized by ... Larvae tend to migrate to the brain and other vital organs, cause damage, and affect the behavior of the intermediate host, ...
*  Acilius sulcatus
Larvae prefer micro-invertebrate prey such as Daphnia, whereas adults select size appropriate prey. Known for its high aquatic ... Acilius sulcatus Larva Acilius sulcatus, male and female; mounted specimen Abjornsson, K., Wagner, B. M. A., Axelsson, A., ... A. sulcatus larvae capture prey headfirst, with their mandibles before injecting digestive enzymes, for extra oral digestion. ... sulcatus to be a highly effective predator of mosquito larvae. As such its use as an environmentally friendly bio-control ...
*  Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki
During sporulation, Btk produces a crystal protein that is lethal to lepidopteran larvae. Once ingested by the insect, the ...
*  Chrysomya megacephala
C. megacephala larvae are known to compete with C. rufifacies larvae for food in a mixed-species environment. Research has ... and competition from larvae of other species, such as C. rufifacies. In the presence of competing larvae, those of C. ... However, blowfly larvae tend to infect these sun-dried fish when the weather is warm and humid. In an experiment, 95% of the ... Larvae vary in size according to instar and are shaped more thickly towards the rear. C. megacephala have large red eyes, those ...
*  Ambush predator
"Video of lion ant larva ambushing an ant". National Geographic. Retrieved November 30, 2014. "Antlion ambush". BBC. Retrieved ...
*  Cetonia aurata
The larvae overwinter wherever they have been feeding, which may be in compost, manure, leaf mould, or rotting wood. They grow ... Larva Pupa Adult With outspread wings; note the closed elytra Flight pattern Cetonia aurata Color variations Scarab ( ... They are a beneficial saprophagous species (detritivores). The larvae are C-shaped and have a firm, wrinkled, hairy body, a ...
*  Chilo suppressalis
Full-grown larvae are yellow, with five, dim, longitudinal lines, and can grow to a length of about 25 mm. Apart from the major ... First-instar larvae are greyish white with a black head. Head capsule gradullay turns brown towards final stages. ... food plant, rice, larvae also feed on wide array of plants such as Gigantochloa verticellata, Echinochloa crusgalli cruspavonis ...
*  Vespula acadica
Occasionally, workers will feed the liquid to the larvae after drinking up the wastes. Sanitation behaviors are seen at a ...
*  Mischocyttarus mexicanus cubicola
Mischocyytarus larvae can be distinguished from other wasps by having a one-, two-, or three-pointed lobe on the ventral ... When a queen is removed from a nest, it has been observed over the course of a week that the eggs and larvae gradually ... This subspecies is also known to exhibit cannibalism, with M. m. cubicola queens feeding on their own larvae for nourishment ... Similarly, mature Mischocyttarus larvae are identified by appendix-like projections extending forward from the abdominal ...
*  Culex infula
Larva can be found in water courses with high content of algal populations. In 1998, the species was identified as a vector of ...
*  Trichogramma
The larvae are the stage that causes the most damage, especially to grape berries, as their feeding provides sites for bunch ... As a result, Trichogramma were considered a good candidate for biological control, even more so as the moth larvae are ...
*  Salt Creek tiger beetle
Upon hatching, the larva constructs a burrow. The larva is a voracious feeder, capturing prey that wanders too close to the ... The larva prepares for its pupation by digging a side chamber and sealing the burrow entrance. The beetle is found at Arbor ...
*  Click beetle
... larvae, called wireworms, are usually saprophagous, living on dead organisms, but some species are serious ... The ninth segment, the rearmost, is pointed in larvae of Agriotes, Dalopius and Melanotus, but is bifid due to a so-called ... Larvae are slender, elongate, cylindrical or somewhat flattened, with relatively hard bodies, somewhat resembling mealworms. ... as is frequently the case in beetle larvae, directed downwards and may serve as a terminal proleg in some species. ...
*  Histeridae
Beetle larvae often reside in fly breeding resources, and they can be distinguished from fly larvae by the following: Beetle ... The Histeridae larvae are destructive and when they hatch they eat the maggots in the dead body. The stage of the beetle and ... The larvae of Hister beetles feed on the blowfly pupae found on the body. Some Histeridae species live in an integrated nest ... The larvae and adult forms of Histeridae have been known to feed on dung, carrion, decomposing vegetation, other insects, ...
*  Polistes fuscatus
Thus the costs of destroying male larvae or replacing the male larvae with their own eggs is not worth the investment. Global ... Thus when the workers have the opportunity to bias the sex ratio, there are few male larvae present. Additionally, the males ... Laying these eggs during the summer ensures that the larvae are well-fed due to the great environmental conditions and ... these larvae eventually emerge as abnormal adults. After this destruction, the adult wasps abandon the nests. Prior to ...
*  Larva
first instar larvae of parasitic hymenoptera. Polypod larvae - also known as eruciform larvae, these larva have abdominal ... Some larvae are dependent on adults to feed them. In many eusocial Hymenoptera species, the larvae are fed by female workers. ... The larva's appearance is generally very different from the adult form (e.g. caterpillars and butterflies). A larva often has ... Media related to Larva at Wikimedia Commons The dictionary definition of larva at Wiktionary Arenas-Mena, C. (2010) Indirect ...
*  Larva currens
... (Latin for racing larva) is an itchy, cutaneous condition caused by infections with Strongyloides stercoralis. It ... ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. ARTHUR, ROBERT P. (1 August 1958). "Larva Currens". AMA Archives of Dermatology. 78 (2): 186-90. PMID ... is caused by the intradermal migration of strongyloides and distinguished from cutaneous larva migrans (caused by hookworm) by ...
*  Cranopsis larva
... is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets and slit ... Proceedings of the United States National Museum 70(2667): 1-134 Rosenberg, G. (2012). Cranopsis larva (Dall, 1927). Accessed ...
*  Harri Larva
Larva finished 10th in the 1500 m at the 1932 Summer Olympics. Larva was requested to change his last name in 1928 by Urho ... Harry Edvin "Harri" Larva (born Lagerström, 9 September 1906 - 15 November 1980) was a Finnish athlete who won the 1500 m race ...