Chemical defense against predation in an insect egg.

The larva of the green lacewing (Ceraeochrysa cubana) (Neur tera, Chrysopidae) is a natural predator of eggs of UtethE ornatrix (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae), a moth that sequesters pyrrc idine alkaloids from its larval foodplant (Fabaceae, Crotalaria sp Utetheisa eggs are ordinarily endowed with the alk...

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Main Authors: Eisner, Thomas., Eisner, Maria., Rossini, Carmen., Iyengar, Vikram., Roach, Braden.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Language:English
Published: 2000
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:177245

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