moth (Ectomyelois ceratoniae) (Zeller) in citrus orchards of the Western Cape, South. Africa by. Gail Morland. March Thesis presented in fulfilment of the. Al-Izzi, M.A.J., Al-Maliky, S.K. & Jabbo, N.F. Culturing carob moth, Ectomyelois ceratoniae (Zeller) (Lepidoptrea: Pyralidae), on an artificial. Semiochemicals of Ectomyelois ceratoniae, the Carob moth. Phylum: Arthropoda. Subphylum: Uniramia. Class: Insecta. Order: Lepidoptera. Family: Pyralidae.

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Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Journal of Economic Entomology. The organophosphate malathion can protect dates in storage. This produces a “fog” of insecticide during application that essentially blankets the ground with malathion, which is wasteful and creates unintended nontarget effects on other animal species, as well as ” environmental pollution “.

Most users should sign in with their email address. During summer the pest oviposits on citrus fruit, preferring grapefruits, especially when infested by mealybugsto whose honeydew the moths are attracted, or on fruits that touch each other.

Steven Munson, Thomas M. However, as the infestations became very severe, many of the release sites began to sustain dusting treatments with Malathion, which precluded post release surveys. The adult moth is about 0. New wasp may help control navel orangeworm.


Ectomyelois ceratoniae

In the field the pest develops mainly in Acacia farnesiana Linnaeus, carobs, dates and figs. Ectomyelois ceratoniae Scientific classification Kingdom: Legner to meet with Dr.

The pest completes annual generations, each requring 1. Encyrtidae] on Ectomyelois ceratoniae [Lep: Cultures sent to Riverside, California were attempted, but only G. In North America, carob moth has invaded and become a pest on tamarind in Florida and dates in California.

Pastrana only recalled ceratonuae studied it in his collections from central Argentina.

All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from December Articles with permanently dead external links CS1 maint: Goniozus legneri was released by the thousands in carob moth infested date groves in the Coachella Valley in and They feed on the seeds and pods of a wide range of plants, including Punica granatumCitrus fruit, Pistacia veraJuglans regiaPrunus dulcisMacadamia integrifoliaAcacia farnesianaCaesalpinia sappanCassia bicapsularisRicinusErythrina monospermaHaematoxylum campechianumProsopis julifloraSamanea samanPhoenix dactyliferaand Ceratonia siliqua.

Legner to travel to Concordia, Argentina to inquire there also see eflefl The combination of a Bacillus thuriengiensis Bt product and the ectoparasitoid Habrobracon hebetor Say Braconidae in stored dates provided satisfactory pest control in North Africa.


Ectomyelois ceratoniae Zeller — Phycitidae.

Ectomyelois ceratoniae

You could not be signed in. As the pest develops on A. Archived from the original on Release ectomyeloos recovery of imported parasites of the carob moth Spectrobates ceratoniae Lepidoptera: The mimic pheromone used in monitoring lures also provided a viable nontoxic alternative of locust bean moth control.

In storage it infests almonds and diverse nuts. Ectomyelois ectomyelosi is a doubtfully distinct taxon ; it may be a cryptic species or yet another synonym.

This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat Sign In or Create an Account. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Abstract Adaptation of a population of the carob moth, Ectomyelois ceratonixe Zellerto laboratory rearing conditions takes six generations.