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Table 3 Diet design for Cryptolaemus montrouzieri larvae

From: Genomic insight into diet adaptation in the biological control agent Cryptolaemus montrouzieri

Diet type Protein sources Processing Code
Invertebrate whole bodies Mealybug Planococcus citri (Risso, 1813) Live prey MEALYBUG
Pea aphid Megoura japonica (Matsumura) Live prey PEAAPHID
Larvae of yellow mealworm Tenebrio molitor Linnaeus, 1758 Dry powder and solid medium MEALWORM
Larvae of house fly Musca domestica Linnaeus, 1758 Dry powder and solid medium HOUSEFLY
Earthworms Dry powder and solid medium EARTHWORM
Pupae of honeybee Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758 Dry powder and solid medium HONEYBEE
Larvae of black soldier fly Hermetia illucens Linnaeus, 1758 Dry powder and solid medium SOLDIERFLY
Invertebrate eggs Eggs of flour moth Ephestia cautella (Walker, 1863) Frozen FLOURMOTH
Eggs of rice moth Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton, 1866) Frozen RICEMOTH
Cysts of brine shrimp Artemia salina (Linnaeus, 1758) Medium BRINESHRIMP
Vertebrate materials Pork liver Dry powder and solid medium PORKLIVER
Chicken egg Solid medium CHICKENEGG
Plant materials Pollen of Brassica campestris Linnaeus Solid medium POLLEN