Preferred Scientific Name; Dociostaurus maroccanus. Preferred Common Name; Moroccan locust. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota. Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg ). Systematic position: Class Insecta, order Orthoptera, sub-order Caeliferae, super-family Acridoidea, family. PDF | The Moroccan locust, Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg), was traditionally considered as one of the most dangerous agricultural pests in the.

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Parassita del Dociostaurus maroccanus Thnb.

Title Third-instar nymph Caption Third-instar nymph of D. This is particularly noticeable in European countries where the species no longer seems to be an economic threat while in north Africa and parts of central Asia it still flourishes.

Moroccan Locust

Agriculture experts said that a total of 60, ha of land needed to be treated to curb the problem. The time taken from hatching to maturity is about thirty days. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

Species categorized as Least Concern LC. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account?

dociostuarus You could not be signed in. The range of the Moroccan locust extends from the Canary Islands and Madeira in the west to Kazakhstan and Afghanistan in the east. A taxon is Extinct In The Wild EW when it is known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalized population or populations well outside the past range. Hundred years of the Moroccan locust in Hungary.


species Dociostaurus (Dociostaurus) maroccanus (Thunberg, ): Orthoptera Species File

The Moroccan locust lives in arid areas between and metres above sea level. Dociostaurus maroccanuscommonly known as the Moroccan locustis a grasshopper in the insect family Acrididae. Enciclopedia Animalelor Din Romania. On the occurrence of a mermithid on Spanish acridids.

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These two conflicting tendencies appear to govern the current evolution of Moroccan locust populations, their manifestations being different according to the geographical zone. For inquiries on this page: Distribution Dociotsaurus distribution area of the Moroccan Locust extends from Atlantic islands Canaries, Madeira in the west to Kazakhstan and Afghanistan in the east. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Utilization of trophic resources by Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunberg, Orthopt.: Studi sulle cavalette di Foggia Dociostaurus maroccanus Thnb.

In Spain, Klass et al. Third-instar nymph of D. You must accept the terms and conditions. This is an incredible achievement.

We need to more than double the number of wild species plants, animals and fungi assessed. Title Newly-hatched larvae Caption Newly-hatched larvae of D. This quantitative effect was associated with histopathological changes in the insect midgut, which showed a progressive loss of epithelial cell definition starting 12 hours after treatment.

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In poor countries, control of the Moroccan locust is very difficult. There are 5 hopper instars.

From the second instar stage onwards, the hoppers aggregate and the population density can reach several thousand nymphs per square metre. Saranchovye – ekologiya i mery bor’by. Biocontrol Science and Technology, 7 3: Fundamental and Applied Nematology, 20 1: Guide for Plant Protection for Agronomists.

Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunberg Systematic position: Observations on the hatching of Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunb. Dociostakrus d’Ecologie la Terre et la Vie51 2: If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.