KAPASITAS PREDASI TUNGAU Macrocheles merdatius BERLESE (ACARI: MACROCHELIDAE), PADA TELUR LALAT RUMAH Musca domestica LINNAEUS, DI LABORATORIUM

Sri Hartini, Singgih H. Sigit, S. Kadarsan, F.X. Koesharto
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Abstract

The capacity of Macrocheles merdarius Berlese to destroy Musca domestica Unnaeus eggs were related to the mite's development stage. Predation abiality of adult femak M. merdarius on fy eggs was 1.8 egg, followed by deutonymphal stage as much as 1.3 eggs and no predation by the protonymphal stage at all.

Keywords

Macrocheles merdarius, Musa domestica, Predation capacity, Poultry litter.

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