International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020 | Rating: 6.4 / 10


Oxygen Consumption in Male and Female of Red Pumpkin Beetle, Aulacophora Foveicollis (Chrysomelidae, Coleoptera)

Reena Bahan [2] | Shashidhar Singh [2]


Abstract: Aulacophora foveicollis, commonly called red pumpkin beetle belongs to family Chrysomelidae of the insect order Coleoptera. It is a serious pest of vegetables belonging to family Cucurbitaceae. The oxygen consumption in adult male and female insects of the species, Aulacophora foveicollis were investigated by water displacement method. It was found that O2 consumption in females is greater than in males.


Keywords: Aulacophora foveicollis, O2 consumption, water displacement method


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020,


Pages: 1381 - 1383



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