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Table 1 Effect of constant temperatures on the average of Chrysomya albiceps larval body weight (mg) (mean ± SE) at different durations

From: Development of Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann, 1819) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) from the Jazan region of Southwest Saudi Arabia under different laboratory temperatures: applications in forensic entomology

Hours Temperature
20 °C 25 °C 30 °C
24 2.30 ± 0.15 3.00 ± 0.06 5.00 ± 0.09*a
48 9.40 ± 0.35 12.40 ± 0.22* 30.20 ± 0.37*a
72 36.60 ± 0.52 49.00 ± 0.39* 85.30 ± 0.22*a
96 43.03 ± 0.34 79.60 ± 0.78* 78.00 ± 0.36*a#
120 39.77 ± 0.23# 71.90 ± 0.84*# Pupation
144 Pupation Pupation -
Onset time of pupa (h) 144 124 120
  1. Data represented as mean ± SE, n = 30. Significance at 0.5 level represented by asterisk (*) as compared with weight at 20 °C. aSignificance at 0.5 level as compared with weight at 25 °C within the same row. #Comparison between the weight at 120 h with that at 96 h (at 20 °C and 25 °C) and between the weight at 96 h with that at 72 h (at 30 °C) within the same column