Temperature ( °C) No of repetitions (and pupae) Emergence (%) Standard Error (%)
12.5 12 (1366) 22.8 12.7
15 18 (1171) 44.3 12.1
20 4a(583) 65.9 27.4
25 12 (2389) 85.7 10.7
30 10 (2061) 95.4 6.6
35 12 (2754) 40.7 14.8
37.5 8 (579) no emergence
a Percentage of emergence was counted only on 4 treatments and not for the totality of treatments at 20 °C.
Table 1: Percentage of pupae to successfully emerge as adults of Lucilia sericata reared under constant temperatures and photoperiod of L: D 12: 12 h.