, Volume 37, Issue 9, pp 1029–1030 | Cite as

Delayed effects of juvenile hormone analogues on metamorphosis ofPyrrhocoris apterus are not mediated by the corpus allatum

  • R. Socha
  • M. Hodková


While it is clear that juvenile hormone analogues disturb metamorphosis, there is some controversy about their effect on the activity of the corpus allatum in the course of metamorphosis. The present experiments showed that juvenile hormone analogues applied to eggs did not prevent inactivation of the corpus allatum at the onset of the last larval instar ofPyrrhocoris apterus.


Present Experiment Larval Instar Juvenile Hormone Hormone Analogue Corpus Allatum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Socha
    • 1
  • M. Hodková
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of EntomologyCzechoslovak Academy of SciencesPraha 2(Czechoslovakia)

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