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Issue:ISSN 1000-7083
          CN 51-1193/Q
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Bionomics of Baculum pingliense
Author of the article:JI Heng-qing1, LUO Xian-quan2, HE Zheng3, LI Wen-zhong3, YAO Dong-lin3
Author's Workplace:(1.Chongqing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Chongqing 400042; 2.Bureau of Forestry of Nanchong City; 3.Jincheng Mount Forest Farm of Nanchong City)
Key Words:Baculum pingliense; bionomics; natural enemy
Abstract:Baculum pingliense Chen et He is one kind of insect pest found in agriculture and forestry in the recent years. The bionomics and natural enemies of the insect were studied in Jincheng Mount Forest Farm of Nanchong City, Sichuan Province from 1997 to 1998. The results showed that Baculum pingliense was an incomplete metamorphosis insect and it had one generation each year. The eggs began to hatch in early April with a peak in the second ten days of April. Nymphs had five instars. Adults emerged in the last ten days of June and died in the period from the end of July to the end of September. The female laid eggs from the first ten days of July to the last ten days of September. It had some special living habits such as imitation, protective coloration, feign death, leg regenerating of nymph and so on. But it also showed that the female parthenogenesis was not found in this insect. Totally 17 species of natural enemies including birds, spiders and predatory insects were found in this area.
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