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Université de Neuchâtel

Role of volatile chemostimuli in the sensory ecology of tsetse flies, Glossina spp., and host races of the larch bud moth, Zeiraphera diniana Guénée = : Rôle des composés volatils dans l'écologie sensorielle des mouches tsé-tsé, Glossina spp. et des deux races de la tordeuse grise du mélèze, Zeiraphera diniana Guénée

Syed, Zainulabeuddin ; Guérin, Patrick (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2002 ; 1661.

In tsetse both sexes feed exclusively on the blood of vertebrates for a few minutes every 2–3 days. Tsetse flies seek cover from high temperatures to conserve energy and plants provide shelter for tsetse in all the biotopes they occupy. Recently, tsetse have taken cover in plantations and under the invasive bush Lantana camara that has invaded large areas of the tsetse fly belt of Africa. Flies...