Maternal care in the parasitoid Sclerodermus harmandi (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae).
作者: Zhenjie HuXingli ZhaoYisong LiXiaoxia LiuQingwen Zhang
刊名: PLoS ONE, 2018, Vol.7 (12)
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051246
原始语种摘要: Guarding behavior is an important activity in sub-social insects, and this behavior is believed to improve the survival of offspring. Sclerodermus harmandi (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae) is one of most powerful epizoic parasitoid wasps, and it parasitizes Monochamus alternatus, a borer of wood and also the primary vector of the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. After laying eggs, S. harmandi exhibits sub-social behavior involving the female tending the clutch of eggs until emergence (guarding behavior). In this study, the benefits of this maternal care with regard to improvements in the survival of offspring were examined. During the developmental stages, only offspring in the egg and larval stages were sensitive to guarding behavior. A positive relationship between the survival of...
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影响因子:3.73 (2012)

  • offspring 后代
  • Hymenoptera 膜翅目
  • parasitoid 寄生样的
  • survival 生存
  • guarding 缘网
  • demonstrated 探明的储量
  • powerful 强大的
  • exhibit 展出
  • female 女性的
  • whereas 鉴于