Environmental and life study of the false Horde worm Lucania loreyi (Dup.) Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

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Mohammed Hussein Shab'a
Abdulrazaq Leaby

Abstract

The false armyworm insect Lucania loreyi was laboratory breeding and feeding at nutrient medium containing a groats of corn in an incubator with temperature of  27 ± 2 and relative humidity of 65 ± 5% in order to determine the life cycle and seven successive generations of the insect was breed began from September to the end of August 2016, where the  total hatchling stage reached 3-13 days At a temperature ranging from  20-27 m, the larvae ranged from 13-57 days and the pupae persisted from 7-33 days At a temperature ranging from 20-27 m while the longevity of adults ranged from 1-34 days and the full life cycle was about 33-109 days. The current study is the first in Iraq to study the insect life on the corn crop.

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M. H. Shab’a and A. Leaby, “Environmental and life study of the false Horde worm Lucania loreyi (Dup.) Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)”, JUBPAS, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 23 - 31, Feb. 2018.
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