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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mahogany shoot borer – Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller)

The branches were kept in cages until pupae formation. Progeny test analysis and population differentiation of mesoamerican mahogany Swietenia macrophylla.

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. How to cite this article. West Indies mahogany S. Intercropping Cedrela odorata with shrubby crop species to reduce infestation with Hypsipyla grandella and improve the quality of hyypsipyla. Services on Demand Journal.

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The hind wings are white to hyaline with dark colored margins Figure 2. Thus, the most vulnerable H. American moths of the subfamily Hupsipyla. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.

Mahogany shoot borers attack new shoots and are seldom seen attacking hardened-off shoots. Pyralidae in response to constant temperatures. By splitting an infested twig, the larva or pupa can be examined. Fasoranti showed that flight strongly influences mating and oviposition in H. You must accept the terms and conditions.

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Estimation of a common lower thermal threshold for all immature stages 8. University of Washington, Seattle, 77p. Temperature vrandella influenced mortality during development Grandela. In Brazil, there are six genera and about species, highlighting CarapaCedrela and Swietenia. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Distribution Back to Top The distribution granndella the mahogany shoot borer coincides with that of its principal host plant species, mahoganies and cedros, found in southern Florida United Statesmost of the West Indies, Sinaloa and southward in Mexico, Central America, and South America, except Chile Griffiths 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 Encontramos que los machos y hembras realizan un comportamiento de aleteo corto y aleteo largo.

Mahogany shoot borer attack reduces the grade hypsipjla thus the monetary value of young mahoganies grown in nurseries for use as ornamentals, their chief use in Florida Howard and Meerow The pupal stage takes place inside the hollowed twig or in the seed capsule, or in the leaf litter grandeella soil under host trees.

The mahogany shoot borer, Hypsipyla grandella Zellerbores into the twigs and seed capsules of trees in the mahogany family Meliaceaeespecially mahogany species Swietenia spp. First report of Hypsipyla grandella Lepidoptera: The forewings are gray to brown with shades of dull rust red on the lower portion of the wing.

The taxonomist Victor O. Because the first instar larvae may feed on surface tissues for a brief period before boring into the twig or fruit Ramirez Sanchezit is grandwlla possible to reduce populations of mahogany shoot borer by topical applications of a pesticide or an antifeedant. Further research must be encouraged concerning monitoring, pest control techniques, selection of new resistant materials and resistance management grandellz, such as the use of structured refuge with susceptible materials.


Therefore, the objective of this research was to determine the response of Grandlela. Supernumerary instars have been reported for H.

This borer may attack several plant structures and its main damage involves the perforation of young branches, especially the apical shoot, causing tree bifurcation, significantly reducing the economic value of the timber. Larvae were inspected every 24h, in order to determine instar duration by observing morphological changes size and larval signs, such as their old head capsule and exuviaeat each constant temperature.

Integrated pest management of Hypsipyla spp. Of native host species, Cedrela odorata L. Contributions to an integrated control programme of Hypsipyla grandella Zeller in Costa Rica. The biology and ecology of Hypsipyla shoot borers. West Indies mahogany, Swietenia mahagoniundergoing spring flush.

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The genus includes the following three species Record and HessLambPennington Research in resistance of mahoganies to Hypsipyla species. From biological and ecological standpoints, this lack of reliable information grandeella rigorous comparisons of development among H.

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.