American Journal of Entomology

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023

  • Spatiotemporal Diversity of Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Three Ecosystems of Villaflores, Chiapas

    Carlos Eduardo Aguilar-Castillo, Eduardo Aguilar-Astudillo, Armando Equihua-Martínez, Obdulia Lourdes Segura-León, Edith Guadalupe Estrada Venegas, Carlos Joaquin Morales-Morales

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 30-37
    Received: 3 April 2023
    Accepted: 2 May 2023
    Published: 10 May 2023
    Abstract: The diversity of scolitines associated with jungles and a rustic coffee plantation in the municipality of Villaflores, Chiapas, was determined during the period from August 2020 to July 2021. The insects were captured using Ecoiapar traps with ethyl alcohol as attractant. A total of 3745 individuals of scolitines were collected, grouped into 28 gen... Show More
  • Diversity and Abundance of Pest Insects Associated with Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp., 1843 (Fabales: Fabaceae) in Bockle and Dang Localities (North-Cameroon)

    Moukhtar Mohammadou, Boris Fouelifack-Nintidem, Moïse Adamou, Taïmanga, Daniel Kossini, Sedrick Junior Tsekane, Babell Ngamaleu-Siewe, Edith Laure Kenne, Abdel Kayoum Yomon, Martin Kenne

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 38-61
    Received: 22 April 2023
    Accepted: 9 May 2023
    Published: 22 May 2023
    Abstract: Cowpea plants are damaged by insects in North-Cameroon. During ecological survey (2021 and 2022) in 44 plots of 4x3.5 m each, insects were captured on stems, leaves, flowers and pods, stored in vials containing 70° alcohol, identified in laboratory and the community structure was characterized. We captured 26,015 adults belonging to six orders, 13 ... Show More
  • Human Age and Sex Influences on the Repellent Activity of PMD Towards Aedes Albopictus

    Niry Hasinandrianina Ramarosandratana, Sarah Vonisoa Ralimanana, Miarintsoa Michaële Ranarijaona, Estelle Métay, Voahangy Ramanandraibe, Mbolatiana Tovo Andrianjafy, Marc Lemaire

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 62-69
    Received: 4 May 2023
    Accepted: 18 May 2023
    Published: 10 June 2023
    Abstract: Mosquito-borne diseases still remain one of the major public health concerns in Africa, including Madagascar. The development of new repellents has taken an important place for personal protection against mosquito bites to limit the spread of related diseases such as malaria, dengue, chikungunya and zika. However, one of the difficulties of this ap... Show More
  • Host Preference of Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead (Homoptera: Diaspididae) to Different Mango Cultivars in East Wollega and East Shewa Zones, Ethiopia

    Temesgen Fita, Emana Getu, Mulatu Wakgari, Kebede Woldetsadike

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 70-82
    Received: 23 December 2022
    Accepted: 13 June 2023
    Published: 27 June 2023
    Abstract: Scale insects are serious pests of mango (Mangifera indica) in many mango-producing countries of the world, including Ethiopia. Among the many scale insects, the white mango scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead (Homoptera: Diaspididae), is a key insect pest of mango causing devastating losses. The current experiment was conducted to study the ho... Show More
  • Revision of the Tribe Onciderini Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from the Entomological Collection (CACH), Agronomic Sciences, Villaflores, Chiapas

    Carlos Joaquín Morales Morales, Eduardo Aguilar Astudillo, Reynerio Adrián Alonso Bran, Carlos Ernesto Aguilar Jiménez, Antonio Gutiérrez Martinez, Mariano Solís López, Luis Daniel Barrientos Cruz

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 83-88
    Received: 29 May 2023
    Accepted: 19 June 2023
    Published: 29 June 2023
    Abstract: The present work was carried out in the Entomological Collection (CACH) located in the CUTT (University Center for Technology Transfer) San Ramón, property of the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, Campus V of the Autonomous University of Chiapas; with the entomological material of the Onciderini Tribe (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) in order to determine tax... Show More