Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha. Superfamily: Pentatomoidea. Family: Scutelleridae . Subfamily: Eurygastrinae. Genus: Eurygaster. Subject: Eurygaster integriceps. PDF | On Jul 1, , Melinda Moir and others published Sunn pest, Eurygaster integriceps (Puton, ) (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae) Pest Risk. Sunn Pest, Eurygaster integriceps Puton (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae), is the most serious pest of wheat in West and Central Asia. Following.

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Eurygaster integriceps

This may arise from differences in the physiological state iintegriceps the pest population in different years or from maternal effects carried over from the previous generation. Head semi-triangular shaped, wider than long, about 1.

Jackknife pseudo-values were used to estimate variances and confidence intervals Meyer et al. Various on-going research projects are taking place. If insect development is ejrygaster finished before harvesting, then the larvae and young imagoes finish their feeding under windrows or on fallen ears and grain.

Mean fecundities of fertile females of Eurygaster integriceps held at four different temperatures. This is the primary reason why the integricels rate of natural increase r m was observed to increase with temperature in the present study. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

The soil provided a textured substrate that was conducive to the bugs righting themselves when they fell on their backs. Pygophore Ventral view ; b. Male abdomen Dorsal view ; b.

Can’t read the image? It is a major pest of cereal crops especially wheatbarley and oats. Whereas consistent differences in weight and fecundity are often evident between populations, Iranipour found no within-group correlation between body size and fecundity, suggesting no direct relationship between the two. Frontal view ; c. Microscopic studies revealed that foregut consists of oral cavity, pharynx and oesophagus likely other phytophagous Hemiptera.


Eurygaster integriceps

Spermatheca; 8 th sp: Eurygaster integriceps puton Prothorax: Studying Eurygaster amerinda and Eurygaster minidoka in Pachkopas and Berkley, Vojdani showed that population changes from one generation to the next were independent of pest density in the previous generation and that weather conditions were responsible for most of the observed variation.

Due to unequal mortality and infertility among treatments, statistical analysis assumed an imbalanced CRD. They also observed a negative effect on oviposition in crowded cultures. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The obligatory diapause complicates rearing and makes it difficult to obtain a homogenous cohort. Support Center Support Center.

The microvilli and perimicrovillar membrane PMM were found in V1-V3 regions with columnar cells characterized by presence of mitochondria, rough endoplasmic reticulum and basal infoldings in the basal portion.

Applied Entomology and Phytopathology. Journal of Entomological Society of Integroceps Neyshabouri compared the demographics of normal bugs with melanic morphs and found no differences between them except for developmental time, which was about a day longer eurgyaster melanics. Relationship between temperature and Eurygaster integriceps intrinsic rate of natural increase A and generation time B.

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Management of Sunn pest for better wheat quality and stable profitability. Over fifteen million hectares in the affected areas of west and central Asia suffer from infestations with this pest. Scutelleridae considering age specific fecundity. Itnegriceps, pest populations frequently remain low enough so that spraying is unnecessary. There is also an initiative to identify resistant strains of cultivated and wild cereals with the objective of developing the germplasm. October 30, ; Accepted Date: Scutelleridae has been done in for the adult insects collected on wheat in some localities of Erbil Governorate-Kurdistan region-Iraq during 3 rd April to 26 th June Delayed development causes a delay in onset of reproduction and a integricepss increase in generation time.


Eurygaster integriceps Puton Average fecundities increased to In the Midgut, four anatomical regions could be identified: Their numbers vary from year to year, a significant attack occurring about once in seven years, causing yield losses worth tens of millions of dollars.

The effects of wheat varieties on egg deposition of E. Scutelleridaeis the most important insect pest of cereals wheat and barley in Iran. Vojdani observed both temporal and spatial differences in developmental time in eurgyaster Nearctic species of Eurygaster. The Sunn pest, Eurygaster integriceps Puton Heteroptera: Odoriferous structure Ostiole ; Prc: Dorsal view ; b.

Significant differences were observed in all life history parameters across the range of temperatures tested Table 1. In Russian Puchkov V. Zomorrodi found that feeding on wheat kernels caused a 3-fold increase in oviposition compared to feeding on seedlings. Maafi and Parker and Neyshabouri measured demography of the pest in separate studies under constant physical conditions.

Thorax with pronotum dorsally shield like, quite broader than long, about 3.