Developmental strategy of the endoparasite Xenos vesparum (Strepsiptera, Insecta): Host invasion and elusion of its defense reactions

Fabio Manfredini, Fabiola Giusti, Laura Beani, Romano Dallai

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)588-601
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of morphology
Volume268
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2007

Keywords

  • endoparasitic development
  • host defense
  • elusion
  • encapsulation
  • melanization
  • EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY
  • PARASITE STREPSIPTERA
  • POLISTES
  • WASPS
  • HYMENOPTERA
  • IMMUNITY
  • PREVALENCE
  • EVASION

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