Effects of larval nutrition on the endocrinology of mosquito egg development

A. Telang
2006 Journal of Experimental Biology  
JH, in comparison with similarly staged Oc. atropalpus. Ecdysteroid production was initiated in newly emerged Oc. atropalpus females, which have higher protein reserves and which develop eggs without a blood meal, which is required by A. aegypti females to complete egg development.
doi:10.1242/jeb.02026 pmid:16449559 fatcat:n7355qhod5gvpndflot6mdns5u