American Journal of Entomology

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Integrated Major Pest Management Systems of Enset (Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman) in Ethiopia

    Habtamu Gudisa Megersa, Dadi Tolessa Lemma

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 14-21
    Received: 21 February 2022
    Accepted: 1 April 2022
    Published: 22 April 2022
    Abstract: Enset is an important root crop widely used as a staple food for millions of people in Ethiopia. Despite to enset is dominantly produced in southern and south western parts of the county, diverse diseases and insect pests are challenging its growth and productivity at these production areas. Hence, this review was aimed to discuss the integrated pe... Show More
  • Listrus senilis (LeConte) (Coleoptera: Melyridae), a Little-Known Pollinator Species Associated to Wild and Cultivated Dahlia (Asteraceae) in Mexico

    Jesus Romero Napoles, Jose Abel Lopez-Buenfil

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 22-26
    Received: 25 March 2022
    Accepted: 27 April 2022
    Published: 10 May 2022
    Abstract: In Mexico the distribution and role of the Listrus senilis species is poorly known. The objective of this paper is to offer information about the role of pollination of L. senilis on wild and cultivated plants of the genus Dahlia, and some biological observation of this insect in the Central Mexico. The dahlia is considered the national flower of M... Show More
  • Nesting System and Foraging Behaviour of Crematogaster (Nematocrema) stadelmanni Mayr, 1895 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) in Douala (Littoral-Cameroon)

    Mohamed Basile Moumite, Patrick Steve Tuekam-Kowa, Rameline Prudence Guetsop-Ngouadjie, Sedrick Junior Tsekane, Boris Fouelifack-Nintidem, Miric Biawa Kagmegni, Babelle Ngamaleu-Siewe, Edith Laure Kenne, Romaine Magloire Fantio, Abel Kayoum Yomon, Jeanne Aggripine Yetchom-Fondjo, Armand Didier Foguieng-Saha, Paul Serge Mbenoun Masse, Martin Kenne, Abraham Fomena

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 27-42
    Received: 9 May 2022
    Accepted: 23 May 2022
    Published: 31 May 2022
    Abstract: Nesting system, diet behaviour, activity rhythm and predatory behaviour of Crematogaster (Nematocrema) stadelmanni Mayr, 1895 were studied in the field situation in suburbs of Douala (Littoral-Cameroon). Polycalic and polydomous nesting system were recorded. Large independent nests were positioned on the bark surface of trunks (50.8%) or the unders... Show More
  • Effect of Adult Nutrition at Different Concentrations on Reproduction and Longevity of Bracon brevicornis, Larval Parasitoid of Coconut Black-Headed Caterpillar

    Nor Ahya Mahadi, Tajul Ariffin Aziz Yusof, Mazidah Mat, Razali Baki

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 43-48
    Received: 24 May 2022
    Accepted: 17 June 2022
    Published: 27 June 2022
    Abstract: Coconut black-headed caterpillar (Opisina arenosella) or BHC is one of the main coconut palm defoliators in many Asian countries, including Malaysia, where it was discovered in 2017. Since then, an effort has been made to manage the pest by the use of larval parasitoids, started with a study on the effects of sucrose diet on reproduction, longevity... Show More