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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Acclimatazatione della Mylabris variabilis Pall. Manipulation of embryonic development and laboratory rearing of the Mediterranean locust Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunberg. Farmers struggle as locust plague threatens Afghan breadbasket. Class Insectaorder Orthopterasub-order Caeliferaesuper-family Acridoideafamily Acrididaesub-family Gomphocerinae and genus Dociostaurus OR sub-family Acridinaetribe Dociostaurinigenus Dociostaurus depending on the classification, usual or Russian Synonyms: Screening Bacillus thuringiensis strains for activity against Dociostaurus maroccanus Orthoptera: Long trenches were dug by hand to capture the newly hatched locusts as they started their mass migration towards the fields.

European locusts and their ecology: Dociostaurus maroccanus

Our new goal isspecies by Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 78 3: Length of elytra varies from Only well-timed pest control prevents heavy financial losses of neighbouring tobacco fields NSPP, ; Andreev, Register for an account To save searches and access a historical view of information you have downloaded you are required to register for an account.

Nevertheless, anthropogenic factors appear to have the most powerful effect on locust population dynamics. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Acrididae nymphs to a Spanish isolate of Steinernema spp. However, outbreaks of swarming activity have diminished in recent years and in some areas the Moroccan locust has become rare.


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Distribution areas in CCA. The susceptibility of Dociostaurus maroccanus Orthoptera: In excess ofper ha have been affected in the provinces of Badajoz, Ciudad Real, Almeria and Zaragoza Klass et al. Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunbergthe Moroccan locust, was one of these.

Biology Moroccan Locust is a univoltine species one generation per yearwith winter egg diapause. On pronotum, there is yellowish or whitish cruciform figure, with narrow striae not extending behind transversal furrow. The eggs are whitish to pale yellow, elongated, stick-shaped, dociostaurue arranged in three to four rows in egg-pods oothecae. The sites were heavily grazed by sheep and goats, especially in winter.

Adults from solitary and gregarious phases show morphometric and chromatic differences, the first being smaller, with a higher ratio of the femur and elytra lengths, dociistaurus general body colour and black spots on the hind femora and elytra more marked.

Benfekih L; Doumandji-Mitiche B, Elytra are well developed, almost transparent, stretching considerably behind apex of hind femur, sometimes with sparse small-sized brownish or greyish spots.

Description of Hexamermis serenensis sp. Investigation on bioecological characteristics of Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunb.

This meant that by mid-June just fewer thanha had been cleared using mechanical or chemical methods. Morphology Imago adult has a medium-sized and slender body.


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Report, Department of Agriculture, Cyprus, pp. Rearing and breeding of the Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunberg Orthop. Agricultura, Revista Agropecuaria, 67 Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s life cycle and life form. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Biocontrol Science and Technology, 11 3: Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.

Relationship between labrum sensilla number in the Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus and the nature of its diet. Your comment will be reviewed and published at the journal’s matoccanus.

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If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use. Datasheet Dociostaurus maroccanus Moroccan locust. 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 maroccanjs to be facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

Three successive experiments were carried out. Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus. Chorbadjieff, ; Animalia, Species categorized as Critically Endangered CR.