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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Larval Dispersal In Chrysomya Megacephala, Chrysomya Putoria And Cochliomyia Macellaria (dipt., Calliphoridae): Ecological Implications Of Aggregation Behaviour
Author: Godoy W.A.C.
Von Zuben C.J.
Dos Reis S.F.
Abstract: In this study we investigate aggregated patterns as a consequence of post-feeding larval dispersal in three blowfly species, based on the frequency distribution of sampling units in the substrate having 0, 1, 2,..., n pupae. Statistical analysis revealed that aggregated patterns of distribution emerge as a consequence of larval dispersal, and Cochliomyia macellaria has higher levels of aggregation when compared to Chrysomya megacephala and C. putoria. Aggregation during dispersal is associated with a spatial pattern where most larvae in the species tend to pupariate near the food source. The possible consequences for the population ecology of these species are discussed.
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Date Issue: 1996
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