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Volume 51, Issue 4 - Dec 2012
Volume 51, Issue 3 - Sep 2012
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Dipteran Comparison on Carcasses by Decomposition at Different Abandoned Site
Lim, Chae-Seak ; Jo, Tae-Ho ; Lee, Dong-Woon ; Choo, Young-Moo ; Choo, Ho-Yul ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 191~205
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.02.1.084
Because insect visitors was different depending on decomposition stage, dipterans occurred on chicken carcasses depending on postmortem intervals were compared by abandoned sites and decomposition from a serial study on arthropod occurrence from carcasses as forensic indicator. Species occurrence and decomposition of carcasses were different depending on abandoned sites (forest hill, open field, stream, greenhouse and roof), seasons (spring, summer, fall and winter), and situation (burying and non-burying). Development of carcass decomposition was faster at all sites in summer, carcass in greenhouse in winter, and unburied carcasses. Although visiting time of blow flies (Calliphoridae) (Phaenicia sericata, Lucilia illustris, Lucilia sp., Chrysomyia pinguis, and Chrysomyia megacephala) was different depending on abandoned season, their adults were generally collected from carcasses within 2 days. However, there were no visited flies at fresh stage of buried carcasses. The flesh flies (Sarcophagidae) were collected from all sites and seasons, and much faster from unburied carcasses than buried carcasses. Those were collected earlier from carcasses in greenhouse than other sites and occurrence was also shorter. In greenhouse, occurrence time of flesh flies were different depending on season; spring and summer - from fresh to active decay stage, fall - fresh to active decay stage, and winter - advanced decay to remains stage. Calliphora lata, Tricerotopyga calliphoroides, and Aldrichana grahami were dominant species and occurrences were different from other flies. These flies were active mainly from fresh to active stage. Larvae of sarcophagid flies were occurred earlier than those of calliphorid flies on buried carcasses.
Seasonal Phenology of the Cryptic Mealybug, Pseudococcus cryptus (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) Based on Attraction of Adult Males to a Sex Pheromone Trap
Song, Jeong-Heub ; Choi, Kyung-San ; Hong, Soon-Yeong ; Lee, Shin-Chan ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 207~213
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.03.1.085
The cryptic mealybug, Pseudococcus cryptus, has been increasingly damaging citrus, particularly those plants grown in plastic greenhouses. This study was conducted to monitor the seasonal phenology of adult male cryptic mealybugs and to determine the timing for control using a sex pheromone trap. Adult males responded to a synthetic sex pheromone and trap color. An increasing number of males were attracted to the traps with increasing concentrations of sex pheromone up to 5 mg. The males occurred annually four times and had three cohorts at a time due to different overwintering developmental stages. After overwintering the adult males began to in mid-late April. A positive correlation was observed between the number of adult males caught in traps and the mean density per twig of all motile stages except first stage nymphs of the cryptic mealybugs. The peak time for the first nymph to occur was estimated from the maximum attraction time of the males, and the cumulative degree days (DD) was 350 DD, similar with the preoviposition period.
Pupation Site Selection Behavior of Plodia interpunctella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Response to Its Parasitoid, Bracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Shin, Jae-Hyub ; Nam, Young-Woo ; Ryoo, Mun-Il ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 215~222
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.04.0.012
Pupation site selection behavior of Plodia interpunctella (H
bner) in response to its larval parasitoid, Bracon hebetor Say, was evaluated. Under the presence of the parasitoid, more moth larvae pupated in a layer deeper than 5 mm. Because the parasitoid searched for the host mostly in the surface layer (< 5 mm), larvae in deeper layers were able to successfully escape attack by the parasitoid. However, this behavior did not affect the numerical response of the parasitoid. The parasitoid laid more eggs per host larvae when the number of attacked larvae decreased.
Analysis of Physiological Alterations in Development and Mating Behavior by Ultrasound Treatment in the Beet Armyworm, Spodoptera exigua
Kim, Yong-Gyun ; Son, Ye-Rim ; Park, Bok-Ri ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 223~230
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.05.0.029
Some high frequency sounds alter physiological processes of the beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua. This study investigated the effect of ultrasound (
20 kHz) on larval feeding, pupal development, and adult mating behavior of S. exigua. Ultrasound suppressed feeding behavior of fifth instar larvae, and 30 or 45 kHz treatment inhibited more than 50% of feeding activity. Larvae treated with ultrasound exhibited alterations in major nutrient compositions in the hemolymph plasma. Plasma protein levels decreased with an increase in ultrasound frequency. In contrast, sugar levels increased with an increase in ultrasound frequency. Lipid levels increased with an increase in ultrasound frequency up to 30 kHz and then decreased at treatments > 30 kHz. Hemocytes, the fat body, and epidermis expressed three heat shock proteins and apolipophorin III. Ultrasound treatment markedly inhibited expression of some stress-related genes. Ultrasound treatment also inhibited S. exigua pupal development by extending the pupal developmental period and preventing adult emergence. Last, ultrasound treatment significantly inhibited adult mating behavior, which resulted in a significant decrease in female fecundity. These results show that ultrasound is a physiological stress to S. exigua.
Three Species of the Genus Meganola Dyar, 1898 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Nolinae) New to China
Deng, Gang ; Qi, Mu-Jie ; Han, Hui-Lin ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 231~234
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.05.0.034
Three species of the genus Meganola Dyar, 1898 (M. bryophilalis (Staudinger, 1887), M. costalis (Staudinger, 1887) and M. strigulosa (Staudinger, 1887)), are reported for the first time from China. The adults and genitalia of the species are briefly redescribed and illustrated with their distributions and host plants.
Modeling and Validation of Population Dynamics of the American Serpentine Leafminer (Liriomyza trifolii) Using Leaf Surface Temperatures of Greenhouses Cherry Tomatoes
Park, Jung-Joon ; Mo, Hyoung-Ho ; Lee, Doo-Hyung ; Shin, Key-Il ; Cho, Ki-Jong ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 235~243
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.06.0.013
Population dynamics of the American serpentine leafminer, Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess), were observed and modeled in order to compare the effects of air and tomato leaf temperatures inside a greenhouse using DYMEX model builder and simulator (pre-programed module based simulation programs developed by CSIRO, Australia). The DYMEX model simulator consisted of a series of modules with the parameters of temperature dependent development and oviposition models of L. trifolii were incorporated from pre-published data. Leaf surface temperatures of cherry tomato leaves (cv. `Koko`) were monitored according to three tomato plant positions (top, > 1.8 m above the ground level; middle, 0.9 - 1.2 m; bottom, 0.3 - 0.5 m) using an infrared temperature gun. Air temperature was monitored at the same three positions using a self-contained temperature logger. Data sets for the observed air temperature and average leaf surface temperatures were collected (top and bottom surfaces), and incorporated into the DYMEX simulator in order to compare the effects of air and leaf surface temperature on the population dynamics of L. trifolii. The initial population consisted of 50 eggs, which were laid by five female L. trifolii in early June. The number of L. trifolii larvae was counted by visual inspection of the tomato plants in order to verify the performance of DYMEX simulation. The egg, pupa, and adult stage of L. trifolii could not be counted due to its infeasible of visual inspection. A significant positive correlation between the observed and the predicted numbers of larvae was found when the leaf surface temperatures were incorporated into the DYMEX simulation (r
Comparative Analysis of Benzylideneacetone-derived Compounds on Insect Immunosuppressive and Antimicrobial Activities
Seo, Sam-Yeol ; Chun, Won-Su ; Hong, Yong-Pyo ; Yi, Young-Keun ; Kim, Yong-Gyun ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 245~253
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.06.0.035
Benzylinedeneacetone (BZA) is a bacterial metabolite which is synthesized by at least two entomopathogenic bacteria, namely Xenorhabdus nematophila and Photorhabdus temperata subsp. temperata. It has been shown to possess inhibitory effects on insect cellular and humoral immune responses as well as antimicrobial activities against various species of bacteria and fungi. However, its relatively high phytotoxicity, and nonsystematic effect have thus far prevented its development into an optimal pesticide. This study screened five different BZA derivatives in order to select an optimal compound, which would have relatively high solubility and low phytotoxicity while retaining sufficient degrees of the immunosuppressive and antimicrobial activities associated with BZA. Hydroxylation of the benzene ring of BZA was found to significantly suppress its immunosuppressive and antimicrobial activities. Transformation of the ketone of BZA by carboxylation also suppressed the inhibitory activities. However, a shortening of the aliphatic chain of BZA into acetate form (4-hydroxyphenylacetic acid: HPA) did not decrease the inhibitory activity. HPA also showed much less phytotoxicity against the hot pepper plant Capsicum annuum, when compared to BZA. This study identified an optimal BZA derivative, which exhibited relatively little phytotoxicity, but retained a high degree of inhibitory activity to suppress insect immune responses and antimicrobial activities against plant pathogens.
Biochemical Analysis of Physiological Stress Induced by High Frequency Sound Treatment in the Beet Armyworm, Spodoptera exigua
Kim, Yong-Gyun ; Son, Ye-Rim ; Seo, Sam-Yeol ; Park, Bok-Ri ; Park, Jung-A ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 255~263
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.06.0.009
High frequency sounds disrupt physiological processes, such as feeding behavior, development and immune responses of Spodoptera exigua. We analyzed high frequency sounds with respect to biochemical changes in S. exigua. High frequency sound (5,000 Hz, 95 dB) suppressed protein synthesis and secretion of midgut epithelium. It also significantly inhibited a digestive enzyme activity of phospholipase
. The gene expression of three different heat shock proteins and apolipophorin III was altered, particularly in midgut tissue in response to high frequency sound treatments. High frequency sound treatments significantly increased sugar and lipid levels in hemolymph plasma. These results suggest that high frequency sounds are a physiological stress that induces biochemical changes in S. exigua.
Taxonomic Review of the Fungivorous Tenebrionid Boletoxenus Motschulsky, 1858 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Tenebrioninae: Bolitophagini) in Korea with Host Fungi
Jung, Boo-Hee ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 265~269
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.06.0.016
The Korean Boletoxenus known as fungivorous are taxonomically reviewed as two species including a new recorded species, Boletoxenus incurvatus (Lewis, 1894). And the host fungus of B. incurvatus is revealed through this study. Therefore, we provide the taxonomical information as well as the ecological information on the host fungi of the Korean Boletoxenus species.
An Investigation and Evaluation of Insect Pests in Greenhouse Vegetables in Jeonbuk Province
Lim, Ju-Rak ; Park, Sung-Hee ; Moon, Hyung-Cheol ; Kim, Ju ; Choi, Dong-Chil ; Hwang, Chang-Yeon ; Lee, Kwan-Suk ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 271~280
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.06.0.028
Twenty-two families and 39 species of insect pests were surveyed on five families and 20 species of greenhouse vegetables in Jeonbuk province. The species of insect pests and the families of plants infested were seven families and 10 species on Chenophodiaceae, 16 families and 25 species on Brassicaceae, nine families and 10 species on Apiaceae, six families seven species on Liliaceae, and 13 families and 29 species on Compositae. Spodoptera exigua H
bner and Spodoptera litura Fabricius occurred on all vegetables. Additionally, Frankliniella intonsa Trybom, Trialeurodes vaporariorum Westwood, Myzus persicae Sulzer, and Phytomyza horticola Goureau occurred on all vegetables except Liliaceae(Allium tuberosum Rottl. and Allium fistulosum L.). Thirteen species of insect pests including Hymenia recurvalis Fabricius occurred only one vegetables, indicating that they were monophagous. The main insect pests of Chenophodiaceae were M. persicae, H. recurvalis, S. exigua and S. litura whereas Dolycoris baccarum Linn
, Trialeurodes vaporariorum Westwood, Trichoplusia ni H
bner, and P. horticola were not recorded. On Brassicaceae were Brevicoyne brassicae Linn
, M. persicae, Phaedon brassicae Baly, Phyllotreta striolata Fabricius, Plutella xylostella Linn
, Hellula undalis Fabricius, S. litura, Pieris rapae Linn
, Artogeia rapae Linn
, and Athalia rosae ruficornis Jakovlev, but six species including Frankliniella intonsa Trybom were not recorded. The degree of damage by insect pests on Apiaceae was low, five species including Tetranychus kanzawai kishida, F. intonsa, T. vaporariorum, S. litura, and P. horticola were not recorded. The main insect pests on Liliaceae were Thyatira tabaci Lindeman, Acrolepiopsis sapporensis Matsumura, S. exigua, and Liriomyza chinensis Kato. The damage to Compositae by insect pests was relatively low except that of S. litura.
A Truncatipennes Gound Beetle, Peliocypas miwai (Jedlicka) (Coleoptera: Carabidae), new to Korea
Park, Jong-Kyun ; Park, Jin-Young ; Byun, Bong-Kyu ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 281~283
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.07.0.003
The genus and species, Peliocypas miwai (Jedlicka) are documented for the first time in Korea. Diagnostic characters and habitus photograph are presented.
A Report on the Occurrence of and Crop Damage Caused by Hyphantria cunea (Drury) with in Korea
Kim, Dong-Eon ; Kil, Ji-Hyon ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 285~293
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.05.0.033
Occurrence Hyphantria cunea was confirmed in 35 cities and counties nationwide in 2011, each of which reported some form of crop and/or ecological damage caused by the moth. Only a larva of the black-headed form were reported to have occurred in the nation. H. cunea was found in street trees 66.7%, followed by landscape trees 19.4% and forests 13.9%. This suggests that artificial environment 86.1% suffered from H. cunea more severely than natural forests. The study identified 44 families and 102 species of host plants, and found an additional 29 species, to those which had been identified in previous studies. At present, the identified host plants of H. cunea are composed of 62 families and 219 species in total since their first appearance was reported approximately 50 years ago. Host plants include 5 species of food crops (2.3%), 6 species of vegetables (2.7%), 4 species of medicinal crops (1.8%), 1 species of industrial crops (0.5%), 13 species of fruit trees (5.9%), 6 species of other trees crops (2.7%) as well as a further 5 species of farmed crops (2.3%). Seven species of host plants (18.4%) originate from North America where Hyphantria cunea has been introduced from, while 11 species (29.0%) are from China and Japan, Europe and India were the native sources of (10.5%) of the origin with 4 species, respectively. Seventeen species of trees, including Platanus occidentalis L., Ulmus davidiana (var.) japonica (Rehder) (Nakai) and Cornus officinalis (Siebold & Zucc) were heavily noted to be heavily infected with larval populations.
Navel Orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) Intercepted on Fresh Oranges from the USA at the Korean Port of Entry
Hong, Ki-Jeong ; Hong, Seong-Wook ; Ryu, Chang-Seok ; Lee, Yong-Hyun ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 295~297
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.06.0.020
Navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella (Walker) was intercepted at the Korean port of entry. It was detected by an inspection for a consignment of fresh oranges from the USA by the Busan Newport District Office, Yeongnam regional office, Animal Plant and Fisheries Quarantine and Inspection Agency on January 31, 2012. This is the first time that the larvae of this pest species has been detected on fresh oranges, although it has been occasionally detected on walnuts. This report aims to ensure biosecurity by providing diagnostic characters to identify the caterpillars and conducting an imported risk analysis on fresh oranges from the USA.
Components According to Different Collecting Time and Location in Bee Venom
Han, Sang-Mi ; Yoon, Hyung-Joo ; Baek, Ha-Ju ;
Korean journal of applied entomology, volume 51, issue 3, 2012, Pages 299~303
DOI : 10.5656/KSAE.2012.06.0.036
This study aims to investigate whether geographical variation affects the antibacterial component properties of honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) venom in Korea. Honeybee venom samples were collected from May to September, during 2010 and 2011, from 35 different sites, and were analyzed for major components, including melittin, apamin and phospholipase A2 were determined by a liquid chromatography using ammonium formate, acetonitrile, trifluoracetic acid. On average, melittin, apamin and phospholipase A2 were determined
, respectively. The ratio of the major components, including melittin, apamin and phospholipase A2 did not differ significantly according to flower or temperature during collections (One way-ANOVA, Duncan`s test (