Table 1

Animal Characteristics

Reproductive Status


Category

ID*

Sex

Male

(glands weight, g)

Female

(# of mature oocytes)

Source/Date Collected

Housing Conditions


S-M03

0.0217

S-M04

0.0223

S-M07

Male

0.0218

Near

2 days LD cycle

S-M10

0.0313

Greenfield,

Lights on: 4:38 AM

Summer (S)

S-M11

0.0259

Massachusetts

Lights off: 7:09 PM


(Lat 42°59'N)

Temperature: 20°C

S-F19

70

(Long 72°60'W)

Humidity: 70%

S-F20

88

7/30/07

S-F21

Female

> 100

S-F22

> 100

S-F23

> 100


F-M07

0.0084

Near

2 days LD cycle

F-M10

0.0056

Port Lavaca,

Lights on: 6:09 AM

F-M23

Male

0.0087

Texas

Lights off: 4:54 PM

F-M29

0.0070

(Lat 28°36'N)

Temperature: 20°C

Fall (F)

F-M32

0.0065

(Long 96°37'W)

Humidity: 70%


10/30/07

F-F03

0

F-F13

0

F-F14

Female

0

F-F18

0

F-F21

0



M-M03

0.0357

14 days LD cycle

M-M04

0.0557

Lights on: 6:00 AM

M-M08

Male

0.0341

Lights off: 5:00 PM

Fall methoprene (M)

M-M13

0.0559

Temperature (light):

M-M15

0.0578

23°C


Temperature (dark):

M-F20

> 100

12°C

M-F27

> 100

Humidity: 70%

M-F30

Female

> 100

M-F23

> 100

M-F24

> 100


V-M10

0.0179

V-M13

0.0198

V-M14

Male

0.0117

Fall vehicle (V)

V-M18

0.0121

V-M19

0.0106


V-F04

0

V-F22

0

V-F24

Female

0

V-F27

0

V-F29

0


*Animal ID code: Group(S, F, M or V)-sex (M or F) animal number

Zhu et al. BMC Biology 2009 7:14   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-7-14

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