Developmental response of the mahogany shootborer, Hypsipyla grandella ( Zeller), to temperature was determined in laboratory trials in Turrialba, Costa Rica. The mahogany shoot borer, Hypsipyla grandella,is one of the most of Female and Male Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller) to Swietenia macrophylla Essential Oils. J Chem Ecol. Sep;29(9) Electrophysiological responses of female and male Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller) to Swietenia macrophylla essential oils.

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Temperature greatly influenced the development time of immature stages egg, larva and pupa of H. Observaciones sobre el ciclo de vida de Hypsipyla grandella Zeller en Barinitas, Venezuela.

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Integrated pest management of Hypsipyla spp. Forest Ecology and Management Nine additional species of Hypsipyla have been described. In order to determine mating success, females were dissected to count the number of spermatophores in their bursa copulatrix, as each one of them represent a successful mating Lara Wallingford, United Grahdella, p.

Once eggs hatched, each first-instar larva was kept in the respective aeller, where it was fed with tender foliage, until reaching instar III. The middle to outer areas of the forewings appear dusted with whitish scales with black dots toward the wing tips.


It is present in Florida only as an occasional specimen tree.

University of Washington, Seattle, 77p. Mahogany in the Brazilian Amazon: After hatch, larvae were fed tender foliage of Spanish cedar Cedrela odorata and were inspected every zellr to determine larval and pupal duration, and adult emergence, at each temperature.

mahogany shoot borer – Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller)

Observaciones sobre el ciclo de vida de Hypsipyla grandella Zeller en Barinitas, Venezuela. Immunity of Toona ciliata M. Two hundred fresh eggs less than 24h old were placed individually inside glass flasks, and exposed grwndella seven constant temperatures 10, Thermal constants were estimated for each temperature Table 3and a general constant of degree-days was calculated. The head capsule is brown.

In testing mahoganies and cedros of different geographical origins, less damage has been seen in some selections. A mass of reddish-brown frass intertwined with the insect’s silk protrudes from the tunnel entrance.

There they hollow out seeds, after which they bore into the capsule’s core, where they sometimes pupate. Biological activity of Ruta chalepensis Rutaceae and Sechium pittieri Cucurbitaceae extracts on Hypsipyla grandella Lepidoptera: However, these experiments failed, because pairs of H. Services on Demand Journal.

Hosts Back to Top Species of several genera in the botanical family Meliaceae can serve as hosts of the mahogany shoot borer, including CarapaCedrelaGuareaKhayaSwieteniaand Trichilia EntwistleBecker It is an important economic pest and has been the subject of concerted research efforts in several tropical countries. Adult mahogany shoot borer, Hypsipyla grandella Zeller. Thus, the most vulnerable H. Pyralidae en condiciones de laboratorio. The genus includes the following three species Record and HessLambPennington True mahoganies are perhaps the most important tropical timber trees in the world.


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Antifeedant activity of Quassia amara Simaroubaceae extracts on Hypsipyla grandella Lepidoptera: During the Colonial Period in the Caribbean Region, West Indies mahogany was extensively logged, after which the more extensively distributed Honduras mahogany on the mainland of the Americas became the major source of mahogany timber. Pyralidae in a mahogany stand, in Turrialba, Costa Rica. Failure to mate at most temperatures in our experiments could be due to absence of air currents inside the environmental chamber.