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  • The Firebrat, Thermobia domestica

    This is a comprehensive study on Thermobia. A detailed laboratory studies on breeding, habitat (with diagram), feeding formula for optimum growth, temperature RH, and light. I highlighted pages 22-28 though the whole report is of interest. I found this valuable for colonies of Thermobia which I use and sell as feeders. Craig USMantis.cpm
    by JA Adams - ‎1935 - 142 pages PDF Download

    Adams, James Alfred, "The firebrat, Thermobia domestica (Packard), and its gregarine parasites " (1935). Retrospective Theses and .... silverfish has the advantage of breeding at ordinary room temperatures it is smller and swifter in its ...

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    Note "Allee Effect"The generally accepted definition of Allee effect is positive density dependence, or the positive correlation between population density and individual fitness. It is sometimes referred to as "undercrowding" and it is analogous (or even considered synonymous by some) to "depensation" in the field of fishery sciences. Listed below are a few significant subcategories of the Allee effect used in the ecology literature.