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The mitochondrial genome of the plant bug Apolygus lucorum (Hemiptera: Miridae): Presently known as the smallest in Heteroptera
The complete mitochondrial (mt) genome of the plant bug, Apolygus lucorum, an important cotton pest, has been sequenced and annotated in this study. The entire circular genome is 14 768 bp in size… Expand
Does Bt maize expressing Cry1Ac protein have adverse effects on the parasitoid Macrocentrus cingulum (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)?
The potential effects of insect‐resistant, genetically engineered (GE) crops on non‐target organisms, especially on predators and parasitoids, must be evaluated before their commercial cultivation.… Expand
Behavioral Responses of Western Flower Thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) to Visual and Olfactory Cues at Short Distances
- X. Ren, Shengyong Wu, Zhenlong Xing, Rui-rui Xu, Wanzhi Cai, Zhong-ren Lei
- Biology, Medicine
- 1 March 2020
Western flower thrips (WFT), Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande), is a highly invasive pest, infesting many species of plants worldwide, but few studies have investigated the visual and olfactory… Expand
Independent and combined effects of daytime heat stress and night-time recovery determine thermal performance
ABSTRACT Organisms often experience adverse high temperatures during the daytime, but they may also recover or repair themselves during the night-time when temperatures are more moderate. Thermal… Expand
Seasonal and geographical variation in diapause and cold hardiness of the Asian corn borer, Ostrinia furnacalis
Asian corn borer, Ostrinia furnacalis (Guenée), is a key corn pest in the Asian‐Western Pacific countries. It overwinters as full‐grown larvae in plant stalks or in a spun‐silk covering located in… Expand
Phylogeographic patterns of Lygus pratensis (Hemiptera: Miridae): Evidence for weak genetic structure and recent expansion in northwest China
Lygus pratensis (L.) is an important cotton pest in China, especially in the northwest region. Nymphs and adults cause serious quality and yield losses. However, the genetic structure and geographic… Expand
Camarochiloides weiweii gen. n. & sp. n., the first representative of Pachynomidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from Borneo
The family Pachynomidae is recorded from Borneo as well as Southeast Asia for the first time. Camarochiloides gen. n. and its type species C. weiweii sp. n. is described. Dorsal habitus and various… Expand
Flight Patterns of Cletus rusticus (Stål) (Hemiptera: Coreidae)
Tethered flight patterns of Cletus rusticus Stål are separated into 2 groups, multi-halts group and oligo- halts group. Expand
First record of Chinemesa Wygodzinsky (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Emesinae) from China, with the description of a new species
Summary The “Borneo endemic” genus Chinemesa Wygodzinsky, 1966 is recorded from the mainland of Asia for the first time. A new species, Chinemesa chinensis n. sp., is described and illustrated. An… Expand
Redescription of the African assassin bug Ectomocoris proximus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae) with a new synonymy.
The African peiratine assassin bug species, Ectomocoris proximus Miller, 1952 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae) is redescribed and E. limbatus Miller, 1952, syn. nov., is placed as its junior… Expand