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Mon Jul 5 12:01:01 BST 2010
I assume you know the following reference?
Dusek, J. & P. Laska 1974. Overwintering and spring emergence of some common species of aphidophagous syrphids (Syrphidae, Diptera). - Folia Facultatis Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Purkynianae Brunensis (Biologia) 15: 71-75.
They present some data on the the influence of temperature on the development of species of Eupeodes, Syrphus, Sphaerophoria and Platycheirus.
> Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2010 10:56:48 +0100
> From: Francis.Gilbert at nottingham.ac.uk
> To: syrphidae at lists.nottingham.ac.uk
> Subject: [Syrphidae] re
> Hi Matthew
> thanks for your info. We are trying to model development times in field
> so need the minimum threshold temperature that syrphids (particularly of
> the Genus Eristalis, Melanostoma and Melangyna) will develop to be able
> to calculate degree days. Given the lack of responses, any species would
> be useful.
> Mike Bowie
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