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  • Survey of wireworms (Coleoptera: Elateridae) in North Carolina sweetpotato fields and seasonal abundance of Conoderus vespertinus.

    Author(s) : Willis, R. B.Abney, M. R.Kennedy, G. G.

    Author Affiliation : Department of Entomology, Box 7630, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7630, USA.

    Author Email : george_kennedy@ncsu.edu

    Journal article : Journal of Economic Entomology 2010 Vol.103 No.4 pp.1268-1276 ref.many

    Abstract : Adult and larval wireworm (Coleoptera: ElateridaeelateridaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    ) populations were surveyed in North Carolinanorth carolinaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    sweetpotato, Ipomoea batatasipomoea batatasSubject Category: Organism Names
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    (L.) Lam., fields during 2005 and 2006 by using yellow sticky trapsyellow sticky trapsSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    and larval baitsbaitsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    . Eight species of larvaelarvaeSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    and nine species of adult wireworms were identified. Conoderus vespertinusconoderus vespertinusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    (F.) was the most prevalent wireworm species, making up 65.9% of the larvae and 62.9% of the adults captured. Adult C. vespertinus were most abundant in July, and larvae were smaller and more abundant after 15 July than earlier in the season, indicating an early summer generation turnover and ovipositionovipositionSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    in fields planted to sweetpotato. A significant positive relationship was observed between late-season abundance of C. vespertinus and the incidence of wireworm damagedamageSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    . Other wireworm species encountered were Conoderus amplicollisconoderus amplicollisSubject Category: Organism Names
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    (Gyllenhal), Conoderus bellusconoderus bellusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    (Say), Conoderus falliconoderus falliSubject Category: Organism Names
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    (Lane), Conoderus lividus (Degeer), Conoderus scissus (Schaeffer), Glyphonyx bimarginatus (Schaeffer), and Melanotus communismelanotus communisSubject Category: Organism Names
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    (Gyllenhal).

    ISSN : 0022-0493

    DOI : 10.1603/EC09174

    Record Number : 20103261137

    Publisher : Entomological Society of America

    Location of publication : Lanham

    Country of publication : USA

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : arthropodsarthropodsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ColeopteracoleopteraSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ConoderusconoderusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Conoderus amplicollisconoderus amplicollisSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Conoderus bellusconoderus bellusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Conoderus falliconoderus falliSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Conoderus vespertinusconoderus vespertinusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ElateridaeelateridaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , insectsinsectsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , IpomoeaipomoeaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Ipomoea batatasipomoea batatasSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Melanotus communismelanotus communisSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , NicotiananicotianaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : arthropod pestsarthropod pestsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , baitsbaitsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , damagedamageSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , insect pestsinsect pestsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , larvaelarvaeSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , ovipositionovipositionSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , pestspestsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , seasonal abundanceseasonal abundanceSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , sticky trapssticky trapsSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , sweet potatoessweet potatoesSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , tobaccotobaccoSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , trapstrapsSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , yellow sticky trapsyellow sticky trapsSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    Identifier(s) : Conoderus lividus, Conoderus scissus, Glyphonyx, Glyphonyx bimarginatus, Melanotus, pest arthropods, pest insects, United States of America

    Geographical Location(s) : North Carolinanorth carolinaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , USAusaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : insectsinsectsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HexapodahexapodaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , arthropodsarthropodsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , invertebratesinvertebratesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , animalsanimalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ElateridaeelateridaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ColeopteracoleopteraSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ConoderusconoderusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ConvolvulaceaeconvolvulaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SolanalessolanalesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eudicotseudicotsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , angiospermsangiospermsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SpermatophytaspermatophytaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , plantsplantsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , IpomoeaipomoeaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Melanotus (Coleoptera)melanotus (coleoptera)Subject Category: Organism Names
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    , SolanaceaesolanaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Appalachian States of USAappalachian states of usaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , Southern States of USAsouthern states of usaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , USAusaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , APEC countriesapec countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , Developed Countriesdeveloped countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , North Americanorth americaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , AmericaamericaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , OECD Countriesoecd countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , South Atlantic States of USAsouth atlantic states of usaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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