Preferred Scientific Name; Dociostaurus maroccanus. Preferred Common Name; Moroccan locust. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota. Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg ). Systematic position: Class Insecta, order Orthoptera, sub-order Caeliferae, super-family Acridoidea, family. PDF | The Moroccan locust, Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg), was traditionally considered as one of the most dangerous agricultural pests in the.

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High-density locust populations may maroccsnus found into mosaic of bare ground and vegetation. The mortality data, 24 hours after treatment, was directly related to the infective juvenile IJ dosage and gave an LC50 of IJ per nymph. To save searches and access a historical view of information you have downloaded you are required to register for an account. The fungus is highly specific to the Acrididae, the family of short-horned grasshoppers to which the majority of economically important grasshoppers and locusts belong.

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In the eastern dkciostaurus of its distribution area, the Moroccan Locust is present in all Central Asian countries, i.

This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus. Their results improve the ability of decision support systems for Moroccan locust pest management by docioetaurus better forecasts to land managers and pest advisors. Accesssed on 12 October It is present in west and central Europe, i. mafoccanus

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The chitin inhibitors diflubenzuron and flufenoxuron, were observed to act more slowly, but persisted for more than 3 weeks, so that one treatment covered most of the hatching period. Control measures include destroying egg masses laid by invading swarms; digging trenches to trap nymphs; using hopper dozers wheeled screens that cause locusts to fall into troughs containing water and kerosene; using poison baits; and dusting and spraying swarms and breeding grounds using aeroplanes Anon.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. After the third-instar, they eat green parts of the plants, stems and ears of wheat. Chitin inhibitors were later included in control dpciostaurus. Hernandez P; Santiago-Alvarez C, More extensive cellular disintegration was observed after longer incubation times Quesada-Moraga and Santiago-Alvarez, c.


After winter diapause, hatching occurs from February to April, depending on latitude and altitude. The army and local citizens exterminated the pest by hand. Previously it had maaroccanus been possible to use mycoinsecticides in humid environments such as glasshouses against aphid pests. Once developed, a locust plague is almost impossible to stop or control.

Moroccan Locust

Knowledge Bank home Change location. From the second instar, hoppers can start marching together. Sign In or Create an Account. The eggs are whitish to pale yellow, elongated, stick-shaped, and arranged in three to four rows in dociostxurus oothecae. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Afghan staff ran the locust eradication campaign.

The body colour is yellowish gray with dark patches. Journal of Applied Entomology, 3: