American Journal of Entomology

Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Identification of Rugose Spiralling Whitefly Infesting Host Plants in Bangladesh and Assessment of Its Damage Severity

    Gopal Das, Mohammad Mahir Uddin, Barun Kumar Roy, Md. Sojib Ahemed

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 26 November 2022
    Accepted: 13 December 2022
    Published: 13 January 2023
    Abstract: The rugose spiraling whitefly (RSW), Aleurodicus rugioperculatus (Aleyrodiade: Hemiptera) is an invasive insect pest and it was first identified in Bangladesh in 2019 on coconut plants. A baseline survey study was conducted in Bangladesh to identify the RSW-infesting geographical locations, host plants as well as to assess the damage severity. The ... Show More
  • Description of the Larva of Oxyallagma dissidens (Selys, 1876) (Odonata: Coenagriidae, Ischnurinae)

    Matthias Hartung

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 9-12
    Received: 23 January 2023
    Accepted: 9 February 2023
    Published: 21 February 2023
    Abstract: Oxyallagma dissidens is a species of high elevations 2600-2700m in Ecuador and Peru. The larva of Oxyallagma dissidens was hitherto unknown. Based on exuviae of reared specimens, the final instar larva of Oxyallagma dissidens is described. Exuviae of Oxyallagma dissidens have two parallel rows of dark spots on the dorsum of the abdomen, the prement... Show More
  • Entomofaunal Diversity of the Upper Senegal River Basin in Mali

    Youssouf Faya Keita, Samba Mamoud Sissoko, Mamadou Oumar Diawara, Bassirou Dembele, Astan Traore, Bintou Ly, Rahinatou Rosalie Assogba, Bernard Ambiele Sodio, Alpha Seydou Yaro

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 13-22
    Received: 16 January 2023
    Accepted: 4 February 2023
    Published: 27 February 2023
    Abstract: In West Africa, natural environments are strongly impacted by climatic crises such as those of the 70’s and 80’s but also by anthropogenic factors. The objective of this study was to update the knowledge about the entomological resources in the upper Senegal River basin in Mali. The captures took place in the Kayes region from June 2020 to May 2021... Show More
  • Relative Efficacy of Some Chitin Synthesis Inhibitors on the Mortality of Okra Jassid, Amrasca biguttula biguttula (Ishida)

    Joyosree Joarder, Md. Niaz Morshed, Gopal Das

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 23-29
    Received: 22 January 2023
    Accepted: 2 March 2023
    Published: 15 March 2023
    Abstract: In this laboratory study, three chitin synthesis inhibitors (CSIs) viz. Tacoma 40SC (Buprofezin), Heron 5EC (Lufenuron) and Pyrifen 10.8EC (Pyriproxifen) were evaluated with three concentrations of each through different application methods viz. direct or topical, indirect or leaf-dip and combined (Direct + Indirect). Data on jassids mortality was ... Show More