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an insect or other arthropod between molts

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Occurrence of weight gain reduction and inhibition of metamorphosis and storage protein formation in last instars of the Mexican bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis, after injection of azadirachtin.
After that we studied the impacts appeared on the different biological features of 2nd and 4th instars larvae of S.
Duration (days) of nymphal instars (mean [+ or -] SE) and survival of Stiretrus decastigmus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) fed on Microtheca ochroloma (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) larvae at 20, 25, and 30[degrees]C.
The fungus was previously isolated from soil using Galleria-bait method (Zimmermann, 1986) with larval instars of Galleria mellonella L.
Based on result of the 2nd and 4th instars, the descending order of performance or the residual effect was Chlorpyrifos-ethyl, Spinosad, Neemix, and Dipel.
The frequency of occurrence of the different juvenile instars was assessed by means of a contingence table.
Much of the changes occurred even on the instars of testing, in the fourth instar nymphs, and those that had achieved the molting of fifth instars also showed morphological abnormalities, mainly in proboscides.
MORPHOLOGY OF THE FIRST AND SECOND INSTARS LARVAE OF PECKIA (PECKIA) CHRYSOSTOMA (WIEDEMANN, 1830) (DIPTERA, SARCOPHAGIDAE)
First instars of Rhantus calidus (Fabricius) representing a Georgia population are described and illustrated.