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Rearing the western tussock moth on artificial diet with application to related species

Linda J. Peterson

Rearing the western tussock moth on artificial diet with application to related species

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insect rearing -- United States.,
  • Moths -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 5.

    StatementLinda J. Peterson.
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper PNW -- no. 239., USDA Forest Service research paper PNW -- 239.
    ContributionsPacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.), United States. Forest Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17638199M

    The ability to rear aphids on an artificial diet allows for selectively adding or subtracting compounds from an aphid's food source to determine the effect on fecundity and longevity. Five diets previously developed for the green peach aphid and the pea aphid were tested for their suitability for rearing soybean aphid, Aphis glycines by: Western tussock moth. Orgyia vetusta. Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae. Larval food plants: deerweed, buckwheat, snowbrush ceanothus, bitterbrush, willow, serviceberry, wild rose, desert peach, bittercherry. Back to Moths of Orange County, California Back to Arthropods of Orange County, California Back to Natural History of Orange County, California. The second, main part gives detailed rearing instructions by species, or for closely related species with similar requirements by genus, for macro- and microlepidoptera from nearly every family found in the area - over species. The book also contains a select bibliography of works on British and European Lepidoptera and a complete dual Cited by:


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Rearing the western tussock moth on artificial diet with application to related species by Linda J. Peterson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rearing the western tussock moth on artificial diet with application to related species / Related Titles. Series: USDA Forest Service research paper PNW ; By. Peterson, Linda J. Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.) United States.

Forest Service. Rearing the western tussock moth on artificial diet with application to related species. Portland, Or.: Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Rearing the western tussock moth on artificial diet with application to related species / By Linda J. Peterson, Or.) Pacific Northwest Forest and. There are publications that provide artificial diet recipes with rearing methods of insects and their relatives and it is not our objective to review these articles.

However, it is noteworthy to know the existence of notable publications that summarize diet recipes and rearing procedures, such as Smith (), Singh (), Singh and Moore Cited by: Low Cost Artificial Diet for Rearing the Greater Wax Moth, Galleria mellonella L.

(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) as a Host for Entomopathogenic Nematodes January Egyptian journal of. An experience of rearing some hawk moths (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) on artificial diets Article (PDF Available) in Entomological Review 93(9) December with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

An artificial rearing method based on a meat diet for the zoophytophagous mirid bug Dicyphus tamaninii Wagner (Heteroptera: Miridae), a polyphagous predator from the Mediterranean basin, was evaluated. More than five continuous generations were completed on this food source without any plant by: We used the McMorran diet to rear primarily pestiferous species of Noctuidae.

This diet has been used as a suitable media to rear at least species of insects, mainly Lepidoptera (Table 1). Adkisson et al. () were the first to use wheat germ as an ingredient in an artificial diet they developed to rear the pink bollworm,File Size: KB.

A few, such as the Puss moth and Sallow Kitten need a nice piece of bark on which to build their cocoon. Pupae that form during the spring or summer usually hatch within a few weeks.

Pupae that form in autumn will overwinter and should be kept in their containers in a cool but frost free place (e.g. an unheated shed or out-house). Key words: diamondback moth, parasitoids, artificial diet, adult marking Introduction The mass rearing of crucifer pests in MARDI is presently being carried out using artificial diet.

One of the pests being reared is the diamondback moth (DBM), Plutella xylostella. The rearing of insects on artificial diet is a convenient method as it is capable. Rearing the western tussock moth on artificial diet with application to related species / View Metadata By: Peterson, Linda J.

- Pacific Northwest. Biology of U. ornatrix on artificial diet The artificial diet containing the bean and yeast extract led to an adequate development of the immature and adult U.

ornatrix stages. The duration and viability of the egg, larval, and pupal stages were andandand Insecticides Applied to Western Tussock Moth Reared on Artificial Diet: Laboratory Tests. Marion Page Effects of Trichlorfon and Carbaryl on Gypsy Moth, Elm Spanworm, and Related Insect Populations in Pound Ridge, New YOrk Moisture Removed from Rearing Cells During Incubation of Corn Earworm on an Artificial Diet.

Hare, E. An artificial diet comprised of pig liver and tuna fish but devoid of insect components was developed for continuous rearing of the predator Arma chinensis Fallou. Our results demonstrated less desirable biological parameters in A. chinensis reared on this artificial diet compared to a secondary prey, pupae of Chinese oak silk moth Antheraea pernyi Guérin Cited by: 4.

Chemical analyses and field bioassays showed a mixture of 92% (E)- and 8% (Z)tetradecenal to be the sex attractant pheromone of the western spruce budworm,Choristoneura occidentalis Freeman. Females were also found to emit small amounts of the corresponding acetates and alcohols, but these components were not active in the Cited by: The western tussock moth is an occasional pest in coastal apricot orchards.

A mature larva is to 1 inch long with a gray background color and numerous red, blue, and yellow spots.

Four white tufts of hair emerge from its back as well as two black tufts from its head and one from its tail end. Larvae emerge in March and mature in May. An Artificial Diet for Rearing Coccinellid Beetles1 - Volume 90 Issue 9 - W.

Smirnoff Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: Markin, G. P., Batzer, H. O., and Brewer, J. W.,Effectiveness of three insecticides applied at two droplet sizes for control of the Douglas-fir tussock moth and western spruce budworm, U.S.

Department of Agriculture Forest Service Research Note PNW, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Portland, Oregon. Google ScholarCited by: 4. Harrison, S.

() Lack of strong induced or maternal effects in tussock moths (Orgyia vetusta) on bush lupine (Lupinus arboreus). Oecologia– Harrison, S. () Persistent, localized outbreaks in the western tussock moth Orgyia vetusta: the roles of resource quality, predation and poor by: Tussock Moths - Family Lymantriidae This page contains pictures and information about Tussock Caterpillars and Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Tussock Moth Caterpillar The LYMANTRIIDAE Caterpillars are usually hairy, often with four distinct tussocks of hair on their back make them look like a toothbrush. The use of an artificial diet may represent a step toward more cost-effective rearing of generalist phytoseiid mites. Life table studies were performed to evaluate the nutritional value of ten different artificial diets as an alternative food source for rearing of Neoseiulus californicus McGregor.

All experiments were carried out under laboratory conditions, at 25 +/- 1°C, 60 +/- 5% RH and a Cited by: 7. Rearing Method for Ascotis selenaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) using an Artificial Diet [] Choi, K.S., Agricultural Research Center for Climate Change, National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Science, RDA, Jeju, Republic of Korea Park, Y.M., Jungbu Regional Office, National Plant Quarantine Service, Incheon, Republic of Korea Kim, D.S., Jeju National.

ABSTRACT. A study on the biology of Utetheisa ornatrix reared on the artificial diet, was conducted to determine the thermal requirements in each development aim was to find out the thermal regions in the São Paulo state where the pest could develop on Crotalaria insects were reared on an artificial diet based on the white beans and yeast.

Hi Rolf, Your Western Tussock Moth Caterpillar, Orgyia vetusta, shares many similar characteristics with its close relatives in the genus.

BugGuide only reports this species from California, though its relatives including the White Marked Tussock Moth, Orgyia leucostigma, are found throughout North America. You should handle the Western Tussock Moth.

biological control agent. Finally, the possibility of rearing this beneficial insect on an artificial diet will be considered. Exotic Invasive Species in Florida An exotic plant species is one that is native to somewhere else; it is not native to the area in which it has arrived (Frank ).

The western tussock moth, Orgyia vetusta, formerly Hemerocampa vetusta, is a moth found in the Pacific States and British Columbia, as well as an isolated population in Boise County, Idaho. The species is dimorphic; the females are flightless.

Empty O. vetusta cocoon, the pupal exuvia is clearly visible. : Erebidae. UC Management Guidelines for Western Tussock Moth on Cherry. Description of the Pest. The western tussock moth is an occasional pest in coastal cherry orchards.

Tussock moths survive the winter as fuzzy egg masses that female moths cement to their old pupal cases and cover with hairs.

Mature larvae are gray caterpillars with numerous red, blue, and yellow spots and four. Notes on rearing the Scarlet Tiger moth Callimorpha dominula (L.) Don McNamara. I have bred this delightful insect, on and off, for many years, but continuously so since I hope the following notes will be of use.

Tussock moth, (family Lymantriidae), any of a group of moths (order Lepidoptera), the common name for which is derived from the hair tufts, or tussocks, found on most larval family, which occurs in both Eurasia and the New World, includes several species that are destructive to shade and forest trees: the gypsy moth (q.v.; Lymantria dispar), browntail moth (Nygmia.

Lepidoptera Research and Rearing has members. A group for discussion and sharing of anything related to the rearing and collecting of Lepidoptera Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help.

Now some new moths for the year from Wednesday night’s mothing. Artificial Diet May Make Insect Rearing Easier Annapolis, MD: Febru -- Scientists who conduct research on insects need to be able to keep them alive, sometimes for many generations.

That can be difficult, especially since members of many insect species are particularly picky eaters. The artificial diet developed by Hoffmann and Lawson () for rearing tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta (L.) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae), was compared with a slightly modified recipe developed for gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (L.) (Lepidotpera: Lymantriidae), (Bell ).

Rearing the western tussock moth on artificial diet with application to related species / (Portland, Or.: Dept.

of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, ), by Linda J. Peterson, United States Forest Service, and Or.) Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland.

eggs per day) compared to those not exposed to artificial diet as larvae ( ± eggs per day). The results of median eggs fertility were lowest (%) when adults were provided only one aphid per day, but increased significantly to % when the single aphid was supplemented with artificial diet.

Myzus persicae (Sulzer) was reared continuously for over thirty years (until it died out in December ) on a totally defined synthetic artificial diet, the procedure for which is described. Development time was extended on diet compared with rearing on Brussels sprout plants (Brassica oleracea L.

var. gemmifera L.), and generation time was further increased by an. EBSCOhost serves thousands of libraries with premium essays, articles and other content including Low Cost Artificial Diet for Rearing the Greater Wax Moth, Galleria mellonella L.

(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) as a Host for Entomopathogenic Nematodes. Get access to over 12 million other articles. These stunning guys are the larvae of the Western Tussock Moth (Orgyia vetusta). This is a native moth that ranges over much of the Pacific States and can be found here in the spring at Cabrillo National Monument.

The Tussock moth’s eggs begin to hatch in late February and the young larvae feed on the remaining egg mass. T1 - Newly developed fungal diet for artificial rearing of the endangered long-horned beetle Callipogon relictus (Coleoptera.

T2 - Cerambycidae) AU - Yi, Dae Am. AU - Kuprin, Alexander V. AU - Lee, Yong Hoon. AU - Bae, Yeon Jae. PY - Y1 - Cited by: 4. ByARS had developed a lacewing diet that could be produced for $ per pound. The artificial diet, invented by entomologist Allen C.

Cohen, now at the ARS Biological Control and Mass Rearing Research Unit, Mississippi State, Mississippi, also works for the big-eyed bug,Geocoris punctipes. There are several groups of moths in which the female is flightless, and we believe your moth is a Whitemarked Tussock Moth, Orgyia leucostigma, or a closely related member of the genus.

Tussock Moths are also known as Vaporer Moths. Here is. ARTIFICIAL DIET FOR REARING VARIOUS SPECIES OF ANTS'12 A. BHATKAR AND W. H. WHITCOMB University of Florida, Department of Entomology & Nematology, Gainesville ABSTRACT A diet consisting of agar, whole egg, honey, vitamins, and minerals was found to be satisfactory for rearing 28 species of ants representing 4 subfamilies of Formicidae.

Hickory Tussock Moth, Lophocampa caryae, # Posted on Related. This entry was The adults of most species of moths don’t eat – they don’t even have mouthparts, and for the duration of their adult life they live off of the fat reserves they built up as a caterpillar. In these species, the adult moths will live for only.A study in insect parasitism; a consideration of the parasites of the white-marked tussock moth, with an account of their habits and interrelations, and with descriptions of new species [Leland Ossian Howard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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