Effect of photoperiod on blood feeding activity of female hybrids between Culex pipiens pipiens and Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae)

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Kurokawa, Kenji ; Yoshii, Manabu ; Oda, Tsutomu ; Kato, Katsutomo ; Uchida, Keikichi ; Eshita, Yuki ; Tahara, Hiroyuki ; Mine, Mariko ; Ogawa, Yasunori (2004)
  • Journal: 長崎大学医学部保健学科紀要, volume 17, issue 1, pages 15-17 (issn: 0916-0841)
  • Subject: Culex pipiens pipiens | Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus | short photoperiod | diapause | hybrids
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | reproductive and urinary physiology | fungi | parasitic diseases | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

Blood feeding activity was examined in females of hybrids (F1) between Culex pipiens pipiens and Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus in long and short photoperiods at 2l℃ to examine the effect of photoperiod on blood feeding rate. Blood feeding rates (F1) were lower in short... View more
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