Developmental response of the mahogany shootborer, Hypsipyla grandella ( Zeller), to temperature was determined in laboratory trials in Turrialba, Costa Rica. ABSTRACT. The mahogany shoot borer Hypsipyla grandella Zeller is an important economic pest in all American tropical forests, because it prevents. The mahogany shoot borer Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller) is one of the worst neotropical forest pests. Currently there is no control method that.

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The range of this species more or less coincides with that of the mahogany shoot borer except Cedrela odorata is not native to Florida. The distribution hypispyla each of these is limited, they are not important economic pests, and little is known about their biology Horak Reduction in damage to mahogany shoot borer and mahogany leaf miner by use of azadirachtin.

Although there has been some interest in such techniques as augmentation of natural enemy populations, biological control granndella the mahogany shoot borer does not seem a promising option reviewed by Sands and Murphy Dates for adult emergence were recorded, and experiments were carried out to study adult longevity and gdandella patterns. Cedros are fast growing and are large trees at maturity.

Population trends and damage patterns of Hypsipyla grandella Lepidoptera: Here we describe for the first time, as far as we know, the precopulatory and copulatory behavior of H.

Two congeneric shootborer species, Hypsipyla grandella Zeller and H. Lepidoptera comparing five Meliaceae tree species in Asia and Australia. Growth of larvae reared on a synthetic diet, p. The mahogany shoot borer Hypsipyla grandella Zeller is an important economic pest in all American tropical forests, because it prevents monoculture of valuable timber trees species like mahogany and cedar.


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Genetic variation in host susceptibility to attack by the mahogany shoot borer, Hypsipyla grandella Zeller. Effects of artificial shade on attack by the mahogany shoot borer, Hypsipyla robusta Moore.

Nine additional species of Hypsipyla have been described. Acknowledgements Back to Top We thank Dr. Evaluation of four Taungya permanent big-leaf mahogany plots, aged 36 to 38 years, in Belize.

It is the only species of Hypsipyla in Florida, where it is a pest of West Indies mahogany Swietenia mahagoni Jacquina native tree that is frequently planted as an ornamental or shade tree in southern Florida.

A female may lay about eggs, but typically lays no more than a few eggs per tree Solomon The current situation on shoot, fruit and collar borers of the Meliaceae.

First report of Hypsipyla grandella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on African mahogany Khaya ivorensis

The average annual temperature is To Sanford Eigenbrode University of Idaho for his valuable comments on a previous draft. Then, this work aimed to report the H. Pupal Weight and Sex Ratio. Mahogany in the Brazilian Amazon: These trends also held for each sex.

Afterwards, each larva was transferred to a flask containing about 5 ml of artificial hypsipjla Vargas et al. The former is distributed throughout the neotropics, whereas H.


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Most users should sign in with their email address. Pyralidae em diferentes temperaturas constantes. In order to determine mating success, females were dissected to count the number of spermatophores in their bursa copulatrix, as each one of them represent a successful mating Lara In southern Florida, where the flush of new growth of West Indies mahogany takes place from April to June Howard and Solismahogany shoot borers attack shoots from early spring to mid-summer, with pronounced peaks in May Howard You do not currently have access to this article.

Citing hypspyla via Google Scholar. Pyralidae in seed capsules of Swietenia mahagoni in Florida. After hatch, larvae were fed tender foliage of Spanish cedar Cedrela odorata and were inspected every 24h to determine larval and pupal duration, and adult emergence, at each temperature. Guide to insect borers of North American broadleaf trees and shrubs. These are, like the mahogany shoot borer itself, native to the region. The climate is tropical with dry season.

The predominant soil is the Oxisol. Larvae were inspected every 24h, in order to ggrandella instar duration by observing morphological changes size and larval signs, such as their old head capsule and exuviaeat each constant temperature.