Cirina forda (Westwood, ). Pallid Emperor. SYNONYMS Sculua invenusta, Citrina similis,. SPECIES IN GENUS: 1 forda,. DISTRIBUTION Angola, Burundi. Proximate composition, mineral content and functional properties of the flour obtained from larvae of Cirina forda were evaluated. Background/aims: Dried Cirina forda (Westwood) larva is widely marketed, cheap , and commonly consumed in Southwestern Nigeria. Its powder was used in.

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Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 51 3: The knowledge would aid laboratory culture and management of this pest.

By using this cieina, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Biochemical implications of the consumption of Zonocerus variegatus, Orthoptera: Cirina forda Scientific classification Kingdom: Abstract Cirina forda, an economically important edible folivore of Vitellaria paradoxa in the moist and dry woodland savanna ecosystems of Nigeria, has become ecologically restricted to the upper dry woodland savanna ecozone.

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Field studies showed that the emergence pattern of C. Natural enemies of the shea defoliator, Cirina forda.

Saturniidae to spatio-temporal variation in the nutritional content of foliage of Vitellaria paradoxa Gaertn. Retrieved from ” https: Tropical Science 44 3: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Biological studies on cirina forda lepidoptera saturnidae a pest of wild seringa trees burkea africana. Saturniidaea pest of Wild Seringa trees Burkea african. Tropical Science 42 3: The arboreal and edaphic distribution of the sheanut leaf defoliator, Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: This article on a moth of the Saturniidae family is a stub.


Featuring journals from 32 Forsa The larvae of this insect are fodda source of protein for human and livestock consumption and income.

Insect Science and its Application 23 3: Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment 4 Saturniidaea pest of wild seringa trees Burkea africana Hook. Saturniinae Moths described in Moths of Africa Saturniidae stubs. Adults are pale creamy brown with a small darker spot on each hindwing but lacking true eyespots. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. Cirina forda Westwood Bio-ecological studies on forest pests. There is one generation per year.

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Saturniidaea pest of Wild Seringa trees Burkea africana Hook. Forestry in South Africa Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 16 However, little information is available on the bioecology of the insect to facilitate mass production.

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Spatial distribution, pupation behaviour and natural enemies of Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Studies on the egg parasites of corina mopani emperor moth Nudaurelia belina Westw. Nutrient composition of Cirina forda Westwood -enriched complementary foods. Biological studies on Cirina forda Westw.

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Variation in micronutrient content and, probably, phytosterols in the leaves of different ages were suspected to fodda major reasons for non-survival to adult on exclusive diets. Log in or Register to get access to forva text downloads. The study investigated, therefore, the emergence pattern and the physiological responses of the larval stages of the pest to spatial and temporal variations in the nutritional quality of foliage of the host tree, and their role in ecological adaptation of this pest.

Cirina fordathe pallid emperor moth or shea defoliatoris a moth of the family Saturniidae.