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Table 10 Volumes of sugar solution ingested by Lutzomyia longipalpis after 2 days of exposition to sugar diets containing red dye. Insects were fed on sucrose only (control) or sucrose plus mandelonitrile. The amounts of sugar solution ingested were obtained from a standard curve performed with the red dye and subsequent calculations. The values are mean and SEM in ηl/insect obtained from 18 to 21 samples (individual measurements)

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  Males, sugar Males, sugar + mandelonitrile Females, sugar Females, sugar + mandelonitrile
Volume of solution (ηl) 23 ± 2 19 ± 3 22 ± 3 26 ± 3