The influenza of imago Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera) morphological characteristics on nourishment process in zonal Steppe biogeocenosis conditions of Ukraine


  • K. K. Goloborodko Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University
  • O. Y. Pakhomov Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University

Abstract

Influence of morphological features (weight and size of proboscis) on feeding processes of imago Lycaenidae is under consideration. Relationship between the weight and length of proboscis is ascertained. Dependence of the feeding time budget of imago from the weight is testified. The value of such time budgets is species and sex specific.

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2005-03-12
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