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Tritrophic experiments with plants, herbivorous insects and birds – Part 2: Herbivorous insects

After plants it’s time think about what herbivorous insects would be useful for a tritrophic experiment.

Species: The plant species of the experiment has of course an effect on the possible herbivorous insect species. 769 more words


Tenthredinidae (lode)

Rhogogaster viridis

Tenthredo mesomela


Tenthredinidae is the largest family of sawflies, with well over 7500 species worldwide. Larvae are typically herbivores and feed on the foliage of trees and shrubs, with occasional exceptions that are leaf miners, stem borers, or gall makers

Pamphilius betulae

Art (species): Pamphilius betulae
Gattung (genus): Pamphilius
Familie (family): Pamphiliidae – Gespinstblattwespen
Unterordnung (subordner): Symphyta – Pflanzenwespen – sawfly
Ordnung (order): Hymenoptera – Hautflügler
Klasse (class): Insecta – Insekten… 21 more words


Dogs and Garden Pollinators

We spend almost all of our days in the garden once the last snow has melted into the earth.

My children and dogs have grown up in this environment, and I think look forward to this season as much as me. 252 more words

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