Preferred Scientific Name; Dociostaurus maroccanus. Preferred Common Name; Moroccan locust. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota. Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg ). Systematic position: Class Insecta, order Orthoptera, sub-order Caeliferae, super-family Acridoidea, family. PDF | The Moroccan locust, Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg), was traditionally considered as one of the most dangerous agricultural pests in the.
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The Moroccan locust was traditionally considered as one of msroccanus most dangerous agricultural pests in the Mediterranean zone. Areas were sprayed with either diflubenzuron at 60 g a. In a study in Iran in it was found that outbreaks of locusts originated from just eight distinct areas.
The scale and intensity of infestations are variable from one year to the next and outbreaks can last several years. Biology Moroccan Locust is a univoltine species one generation per marlccanuswith winter egg diapause.
FAO starts in time the locust campaign in Afghanistan. Please check for further notifications by email. Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunbergthe Moroccan locust, was one of these.
In the first, four quite active strains were selected belonging to serovars aizawai, mexicanensis, soonchoen and kimwhich were further assayed with randomly selected strains among the remaining ones. Biological Control The entomopathogenic control agent Metarhizium anisopliae var. For catatrepsis, temperature and developmental time were linearly and inversely related. Individuals of solitary phase are finer than those of gregarious phase.
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Synonymy of some palaearctic locusts species Orthoptera, Acridoidea. Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. All green mass of the host plants can be destroyed when the population density of the pest is high. A contribution to the knowledge of Coleoptera and Orthoptera found in seed crops of Mafoccanus inermis Leyss.
European locusts and their ecology: Dociostaurus maroccanus
The elytra are large and transparent, sometimes speckled with brown, and the wings are colourless and strongly veined. The young larvae only eat the leaves of their host plants. Revue d’Ecologie la Terre et la Vie51 2: Insects of Britain and Western Europe.
Armed with picks and shovels, and a small amount of marccanus, the few remaining farmers in the Khajaalwan Valley northern Afghanistan were the last line of defence against what experts called “the worst infestation of Moroccan locusts D. I agree to the terms and conditions. Chorbadjieff, ; Stegolev and, Arthurs S; Thomas MB, Entomopathogens and insect parasitic nematodes: Insecta Summary of Invasiveness The Moroccan locust is distributed in northern Africa, southern and eastern Europe, and western and central Asia.
To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Utilization of trophic resources by Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunberg, Orthopt.: Multiple generations can be present, and the numbers of adults can build up rapidly, reaching individuals per square metre in extreme cases.
Sign In or Create an Account. Saranchovye – ekologiya i mery bor’by. Hind femora can have or not black bands, depending on the phase. Effect of dose, pre-mortem host incubation temperature and thermal behaviour on host mortality, mycosis and sporulation of Metarhizium anisopliae var. A taxon is Vulnerable VU when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the docioztaurus.
A taxon is Critically Endangered CR when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Critically Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat maroccanhs Diapause termination and post-diapause development in the Mediterranean locust Dociostaurus maroccanus Orth. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser.
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Species categorized as Near Threatened NT. They found that a ground application of fenvalerate and deltamethrin 0.
It breeds in undisturbed soil and does not reproduce in arable fields. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In the eastern part of its distribution area, the Moroccan Locust is present in all Central Asian countries, i. The altitude dociostahrus these areas usually varies from to 1, m a.
There is a creamy coloured cross-shape on the prothorax. ULV in the control of Acridoidea. Wheat production in Turkey.
Rearing and breeding of the Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunberg Orthop. Summary of Invasiveness Top of page The Moroccan locust is distributed in northern Africa, dociostsurus and eastern Europe, and western and central Asia. Iranian Journal of Plant Protection Science, 44 1: Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society, Journal of Insect Conservation, 2 Insecticides used include organophosphates and pyrethroids. The second set of forty B.