, Volume 38, Issue 4, pp 464–465 | Cite as

A queen bee extract (Apis mellifera L.) (Hymenoptera) reduces the fecundity ofTenebrio molitor L. (Coleoptera)

  • A. Springhetti


3 different doses of crude queen bee extract were administered to pairs of adultTenebrio molitor L.; the extract exerted an inhibitory action on fecundity, but did not induce complete sterility of the females.


Inhibitory Action Apis Mellifera Complete Sterility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Springhetti
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  1. 1.Istituto di ZoologiaFerrara(Italy)

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