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hu nan you cha mao chong (lebeda nobilis walk) sheng huo xi xing chu bu guan cha
Pages: 336-341
Year: Issue:  4
Journal: Acta Entomologica Sinica

Keyword:  茶毛虫生活习性初步观察老熟幼虫孵化率灰褐色幼虫期枯叶蛾科杀虫效率Walk;
Abstract: This large-sized pest on Camellia oleose causes serious damage in Hunan and Kiangsi.In the presen study, morphological descriptions are given of the adult, egg, larval andpupal stages. Some details of life history are recorded. This pest has one generation peryear in Hunan, overwintering in the egg stage. There are seven larval instars, with thedevelopmental period shortest in the 3rd and 4th instars, and longest in the 1st, 6th, and7th instars. On the average: egg stage 166.5 days; larval stage, 137 days; prepual stage7.5 days; pupal stage 25.8 days; adult 52.5 days. This insect feeds on a member of plantsbesides Camellia oleose, including Adinandra acutifolia Nond, Quercus dentata Thunb, Q.glauca Thunb, Q. fabri mance, Castanea mollissima Blume, Castanapsis chingii A. camus,Myrica rubra S. et Z., Castanapsis Sclerophylla Schott, Spondias axillaris Ronb, Ploatycaryastrobilasea S. et Z. Control measures suggested include hand collecting of the eggs and pupal, trappingadults with light, spraying caterpillar before the 4th instar with wettable 666.
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