Ecology

Balancing the requirements for adult food and hosts poses an interesting dilemma for a female parasitoid, as searching for food resources away from host substrate takes time and costs energy

2014

Scholarcy highlights

  • This chapter deals with the ways in which ichneumoids interact with or are affected by both biotic and non-biotic environmental factors
  • Balancing the requirements for adult food and hosts poses an interesting dilemma for a female parasitoid, as searching for food resources away from host substrate takes time and costs energy
  • A few idiobiont Pimplinae endoparasitoids have been successfully cultured on artificial diets

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