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- Shintani, Yoshinori; Kawazu, Kei; Hirose, Yuzuru
- Entomological science 2015 v.18 no.3 pp. 360-367
- multivoltine habit, etc ; Abelmoschus esculentus; Hibiscus mutabilis; Noctuidae; autumn; diapause; insects; instars; larvae; leaves; mortality; okra; pests; phenology; photoperiod; prepupae; seasonal variation; temperature; winter; Japan; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... The hibiscus caterpillar, Xanthodes transversa (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a multivoltine insect that is an important pest of Malvaceae plants such as the okra, Abelmoschus esculentus, and the common rose mallow, Hibiscus mutabilis, in Japan. In the present study, the effects of photoperiod and temperature on the induction of prepupal diapause and the adaptive significance of this diapause were e ...