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Keywords: Phormia reginaClose
J Exp Biol (1989) 142 (1): 245–255.
Published: 1 March 1989
... THRESHOLDS TO SUGAR IN THE BLOWFLY PHORMIA REGINA BY ROBERT S. EDGECOMB, ANGELA R. PYLE AND LARRY L. MURDOCK Department of Entomology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA Accepted 22 August 1988 Summary Thirsty blowflies whose tarsi come into contact with water will respond with proboscis...
J Exp Biol (1987) 130 (1): 219–234.
Published: 1 July 1987
...LELAND C. SUDLOW; ROBERT S. EDGECOMB; LARRY L. MURDOCK Regulation of taste thresholds in the blowfly, Phormia regina Meigen, was investigated by manipulating the nutritional status of the insect and determining the effect on labellar and tarsal taste thresholds. Two feeding paradigms were employed...
J Exp Biol (1987) 127 (1): 79–94.
Published: 1 January 1987
...ROBERT S. EDGECOMB; LARRY L. MURDOCK; ANDRÉ B. SMITH; MARGARET D. STEPHEN The nutritional condition of adult blowflies ( Phormia regina Meigen) affects their readiness to respond with proboscis extension when their tarsi contact food stimuli. Thresholds are high in sated flies (100–1000 mmol −1...