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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 97, No. 2, 2002, pp. 281-283
Bioline Code: oc02053
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 97, No. 2, 2002, pp. 281-283

 en SHORT COMMUNICATION - Thermal Constant of an Experimental Population of Muscina stabulans check for this species in other resources (Fallén 1817) (Diptera:Muscidae) in the Laboratory
Luciene Maura Mascarini & Ângelo Pires do Prado

Abstract

A study was conducted to investigate the thermal constant in an experimental population of Muscina stabulans check for this species in other resources (Fallén 1817). A natural population was obtained from a livestock and their F1 generations were maintained at four constant temperatures (16°C, 20°C, 26°C and 31°C). The thermal constant was calculated by the hyperbole method using the base temperature, tb = 4.4°C and the thermal constant K = 35.3 GD. Ricker's geometric regression, considering tb = 7.8°C and K = 28.9 GD was also calculated.

Keywords
Muscina stabulans - thermal constant - constant temperature

 
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