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Egg- and larval parasites of the European pine sawfly Neodiprion sertifer (GEOFF.) in Bohemia

Vladislav Martinek

Egg- and larval parasites of the European pine sawfly Neodiprion sertifer (GEOFF.) in Bohemia

by Vladislav Martinek

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Published by Academia, nakl. Československé akademie věd in Praha .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Czech Republic,
  • Bohemia.,
  • Bohemia .
    • Subjects:
    • Neodiprion sertifer -- Parasites -- Czech Republic -- Bohemia.,
    • Neodiprion sertifer -- Eggs -- Czech Republic -- Bohemia .,
    • Neodiprion sertifer -- Larvae -- Czech Republic -- Bohemia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 111-123.

      StatementVladislav Martinek.
      SeriesStudie ČSAV ;, č. 26
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL568.D5 M37 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination123 p. :
      Number of Pages123
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2312796M
      LC Control Number86192299

      EUROPEAN SPRUCE SAWFLY. Gilpinia hercyniae (Hartig) -- Diprionidae [also known as Diprion hercyniae (Hartig)](Contacts)GO TO ALL: Bio-Control Cases A spruce (Picea spp.) feeding insect native to most of Europe, the European spruce sawfly was first noted as an accidental introduction in Canada in (Dahlsten & Mills ). By a severe outbreak . Plantations of Scots pine [Pinus sylvestris] infested by Neodiprion sertifer (Geoffr.) in southern Ontario were sprayed experimentally during with suspensions of a polyhedral virus introduced from Sweden [see preceding abstract], to determine its value in control. The principal results obtained in the first two years have already been noticed [cf. R.A.E.,Cited by:

      The larvae of sawflies are similar in appearance to caterpillars. Pine sawfly larvae reach up to 25mm long and are pale green in colour with a brown head and black markings. Fox-coloured sawfly (Neodiprion sertifer) larvae also reach 25mm in length are a dirty green colour with a black lateral stripe and a black head. The European pine sawfly overwinters as an egg in needles of the tree. In the spring, the eggs hatch into larvae that feed on the foliage. At first the small larvae eat only the outer layer of the in the spring, the larvae drop to the ground to form pre-pupae.

      JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOL () Transmission of the Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus of the European Pine Sawfly from Adult to Offspring E. OLOFSSON Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Plant and Forest Protection, Division of Forest Entomology, P.O. Box , S 07 Uppsala, Sweden Received J ; accepted Cited by: Sawfly and moth larvae form one third of the diet of nestling corn buntings (Emberiza calandra), with sawfly larvae being eaten more frequently on cool days. Black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) chicks show a strong preference for sawfly larvae. Sawfly larvae formed 43% of the diet of chestnut-backed chickadees (Poecile rufescens).Class: Insecta.


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Egg- and larval parasites of the European pine sawfly Neodiprion sertifer (GEOFF.) in Bohemia by Vladislav Martinek Download PDF EPUB FB2

European pine sawfly larvae feed only on the old needles of many types of pines. Because EPS feeds on last year’s needles and most trees are seldom entirely defoliated, pines usually survive an infestation.

Larvae of the European pine sawfly are often seen in pairs on individual needles. Eggs of the European pine sawfly are laid in slits in needles in the fall. Management: The European pine sawfly limits its feeding to old foliage and seldom kills trees, though shoots may die or be deformed and losses in diameter growth and height may occur.

The sex ratio is mostly female-biased (Craig and Mopper, ). The female deposits her eggs in the needles of a current year shoot and an egg cluster is formed. The number of eggs per female ranges from 30 to eggs.

sertifer is arrhenotokous i.e. unfertilized eggs. The pine sawfly, Neodiprion sertifer, was first noted near Somerville in Byit could be found practically over the entire northern half of the state. Red pine and Scotch pine are its favorite food plants and these are species that have been planted extensively for reforestation and soil conservation purposes.

The egg parasites of the European pine sawfly (Neodiprion sertifer Geoff.) were studied in six different areas of central Europe. Four different species were found (Dipriocampe diprioni Ferr.

Neodiprion feeds on Ponderosa pines in Central Wyoming. At rest, clumps of larvae mimic bunched pine needles, holding themselves very still unless disturbed.

I have not witnessed birds feeding on the larvae. Kill the larvae with any product containg neem, or you can also try insecticidal soap, which I have found only marginally effective. The European Pine Sawfly (Neodiprion sertifer) is an invasive species of sawfly known for attacking and damaging pines that they infest and lay eggs on.

The European Pine sawflies are a preventable nuisance with several ways to recognize and eliminate them. Neodiprion sertifer (Geoffroy) The most common sawfly species that attacks pines in Pennsylvania is the European pine sawfly. The larval stage feeds on the needles of pines growing in landscapes, nurseries, and Christmas tree plantations.

Damage caused by larvae results in the reduced aesthetic value of an infested tree. Pine trees used for landscaping purposes can also be defoliated by European pine sawfly larvae, which prefer to attack young open grown pines.

Other information These insects, originating in Eurasia, were discovered in the United States in and in Canada in in Windsor, Ontario. XCI THE CANADIAN ENTOMOLOGIST 50 1 Observations on the European Pine Sawfly, Neodiprion sertifer (Geoff.), and its Parasites in Southern Ontario1 By K.

GRIFFITHS Forest Insect Laboratory, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Introduction The first North American collection of the European pine sawfly, Neo- diprion sertifer (Geoff.), was made in Somerset County, New Cited by: Eggs are then deposited in the slit.

The redheaded pine sawfly (Neodiprion lecontei) over-winters in a prepupal stage in the litter under the tree. In the spring after completing pupation, the adults emerge. Eggs are laid in slits in the edge of needles. The larvae feed on the foliage.

At first the small larvae eat only the outer layer of the needles. European pine sawfly Neodiprion sertifer Order Hymenoptera, Family Diprionidae; conifer sawflies Introduced pest Host plants: Mugo, Scotch, red and jack pines are preferred, but Eastern white, and Austrian, are also susceptible.

Description: Adult sawflies are wasp-like. Larvae are gray-green with a black head and legs. They have a. European pine sawfly, Neodiprion sertifer (Geoffroy), is a European species that is invasive in North America. It feeds on many species of pines. This sawfly occurs across Canada and widely in the eastern United States.

The winter is passed as eggs, which hatch in early spring. Larvae feed gregariously on old needles. New foliage is never eaten. European Pine Sawfly. The European Pine Sawfly, Neodiprion sertifer (Geoffroy), is the most common sawfly found infesting pines in landscapes, ornamental nurseries and Christmas tree plantations.

Sawfly larvae look like caterpillars but they are the larvae of primitive wasp-like insects. They are common from southwestern United states.

The possibility of imperfect coincidence between the appropriate stages of Neodiprion sertifer (Geoff.) and two of its important parasites was demonstrated. One of the parasites, the indigenous ichneumonid Exenterus canadensis Prov., which attacks late-stage larvae, has good spatial coincidence; but some members of each generation suffer from Cited by: The European pine sawfly (Neodiprion sertifer) is the most common sawfly and a gregarious feeder.

It feeds only on old needles. It feeds only on old needles. The mature larva has a black head and gray-green body with several light and dark green stripes that break up into spots.

European Pine Sawfly: biology and control By Gary A. Dunn and M. Keith Kennedy* Department of Entomology, Michigan State University The European pine sawfly (Neodiprion sertifer) was introduced into the northeastern U.S. sometime prior to and is now a common pest in plantations and ornamental pines throughout the.

Neodiprion sertifer. The European pine sawfly, Neodiprion sertifer, is an introduced pest that was first found in New Jersey in It has since spread throughout the Eastern U.S and as far west as Minnesota and south to Missouri.

The European pine sawfly affects a variety of pine. In all bioassays carried out to determine the effect of NsNPV on the larvae of the European pine sawfly, Neodiprion sertifer (Geoffroy), larval mortalities were found in different ratios and periods for different viral concentrations (Figure 2).

As seen in Figure 2, the viral. In Wisconsin the most commonly encountered sawflies include: European pine sawfly, Neodiprion sertifer, is found on various pines, especially mugo, Scot’s, red and jack pine.

The striped, gray-green larvae with a black head and legs grow up to an inch long, feeding in groups only on the previous season’s needles. A.E. Hajek, K. van Frankenhuyzen, in Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests, European Pine Sawfly Nucleopolyhedrovirus.

The European pine sawfly, N. sertifer, is a serious pest of pine in continental Europe and the British Isles (Huber, ). N. sertifer was first reported in New Jersey in but was not recognized as exotic untilby which time it.

Pine sawfly larvae moving in unison. All I've Ever Known: Margaret Gallagher's Story - My Thatched Cottage without modern amenities.Great tits, Parus major, were presented with either grouped or solitary individuals of either larvae of the European pine sawfly, Neodiprion sertifer, or larvae of the European swallowtail.