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Abstract

Reversal of metamorphosis in mealy bugs treated with juvenile hormone-active insect growth regulator.

Abstract

Anal pore-plates are a typical adult characteristic of male mealybugs. Nymphs of Planococcus citri (Risso) that were treated with epofenonane moulted several times into intermediate forms between nymph and adult, the number of anal pores being reduced during each of these supernumerary moults.