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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Forestry in South Africa 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. There is one generation per year. Outdoors observations on the behaviour of wild silkmoths when attacked by bats Lepidoptera Saturniidae Freilandbeobachtungen zum Verhalten von Saturniiden bei Angriffen durch Fledermaeuse Lepidoptera Saturniidae.

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

Cirina forda Westwood 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.

Saturniidae to spatio-temporal variation in the nutritional content of foliage of Vitellaria paradoxa Gaertn. Featuring journals from 32 Countries: Natural enemies of the shea defoliator, Cirina forda. Tropical Science 42 3: Retrieved from ” https: Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment 4 Log in or Register to get access to full text downloads. Adults are pale creamy brown with a small darker spot on each hindwing but lacking true eyespots.

Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, little information is available on the bioecology of the insect to facilitate mass production. Saturniidaea pest of wild seringa trees Burkea africana Hook.

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The larvae are consumed entomophagy in Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The larvae of this insect are good source of protein for human and livestock consumption and income.

Variation in micronutrient content and, probably, phytosterols in the leaves of different ages were suspected to be major reasons for non-survival to adult on exclusive diets. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 51 3: Life history notes for foda pallid emperor moth, Cirina forda Saturniidae in Nigeria.

Notodontidae and Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: The larvae feed on Vitellaria paradoxa.

Insect Science and its Application 23 3: Spatial distribution, pupation behaviour and natural enemies of Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Influence of gamma irradiation on productivity indices cirinq the edible Emperor moth caterpillar, Cirina forda Lepidoptera: They may cause heavy defoliation in Ghana and Nigeria.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eine Zucht von Cirina forda Westwood Lep.: The knowledge would aid laboratory culture and management of this pest. Response of larvae of Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 16 Saturnidae in Northern Ghana. Studies on the egg parasites of the mopani emperor forca Nudaurelia belina Westw.

Saturniinae Moths described in Moths of Africa Saturniidae stubs. The species was first described by John O.

Biological studies on Cirina forda Westw. This article on a moth of the Saturniidae family is a stub. Bio-ecological studies on forest pests. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Biochemical implications of the consumption of Zonocerus variegatus, Orthoptera: In South Africa the cirkna food plant is the tree Burkea africana.

The arboreal and edaphic distribution of the sheanut leaf defoliator, Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Nutrient composition of Cirina forda Westwood -enriched complementary foods.

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Journal frda Zhejiang University. Cirina forda Scientific classification Kingdom: Saturniidae around its host, the sheanut tree, Vitellaria paradoxa C. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Saturniidaea pest of Wild Seringa trees Burkea african. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat Saturniidaea pest of Wild Seringa trees Burkea africana Hook.

Nutritional quality, functional properties and anti-nutrient compositions of the larva of Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Biological studies on cirina forda lepidoptera saturnidae a pest of wild seringa trees burkea africana.