The firebrat, one of the minor household pests of Iowa, is an insect of more than usual scientific interest. Besides being remarkably thermophilic it represents the primitive order of the Apterygota, the Thysanura, the biology of which should have considerable bearing in the fields of insect physiology and phylogeny.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Adams, J. Alfred
"The Early Instars of the Firebrat Thermobia domestica (Packard), (Thysanura),"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 40(1), 217-219.
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