Nontarget effects of ivermectin on coprophagous insects in Japan

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2005
Authors:M. Iwasa, Nakamura, T., Fukaki, K., Yamashita, N.
Journal:Environmental Entomology
Keywords:IVERMECTIN, Japan, Liatongus minutus, Musca bezzii, Scatophaga stercoraria

Effects of the antiparasitic drug ivermectin on the dung-breeding ßies and beetles Liatongus minutus (Motschulsky) were studied in laboratory and Þeld experiments in Hokkaido, Japan. Ivermectin was detected in dung from 1 to 21 d after treatment, with a peak at the Þrst day after treatment in two pour-on administrations (500

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