American Journal of Entomology

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2020

  • Nutritional Ecology of the Southern Green Stink Bug Nezara viridula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on Selected Varieties of Cowpea and Tomato

    Akamu Jude Ewunkem, Henry Osofuhene Sintim, Beatrice Nuck Dingha, Sudan Gyawaly, Louis Ernest Jackai

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 12 November 2019
    Accepted: 16 December 2019
    Published: 9 January 2020
    Abstract: Cowpea, Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. (Fabales: Fabaceae), and tomato, Solanum lycopersicum L. (Solanales: Solanaceae), are two economically important crops in the southern United States. The southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula (L.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) is a highly polyphagous pest that attacks a wide range of crops including cowpea and t... Show More
  • Life Cycle and Fertility Life Table of Zelus vespiformis (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)

    Laura Alexandra Laiton Jiménez, Marisol Giraldo-Jaramillo, Pablo Benavides-Machado

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 10-16
    Received: 26 November 2019
    Accepted: 12 December 2019
    Published: 11 February 2020
    Abstract: Zelus vespiformis Hart (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) is a native predator which has been recorded frequently predating on some insects pest of coffee plantations in Colombia. In order to know its biological parameters, its life cycle and fertility life table were evaluated under laboratory conditions at Cenicafé, using Galleria mellonella Linnaeus (Lepid... Show More
  • Three New Species of the Genus Autocharis Swinhoe, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Crambidae, Odontiinae) from the Southern Arabian Peninsula

    Michael Seizmair

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 17-25
    Received: 15 March 2020
    Accepted: 1 April 2020
    Published: 14 April 2020
    Abstract: New taxonomic results on the genus Autocharis Swinhoe, 1854 (Lepeidoptera: Crambidae, Odontiinae) are presented on the basis of a sample of 11 specimens collected by the author in south-western Oman between 2017 - 2019. The attribution of the material to the genus Autocharis Swinhoe, 1854 and the exclusion of other genera close to Autocharis Swinho... Show More