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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Species categorized as Vulnerable VU.

Boletin de Sanidad Maeoccanus, Plagas, 20 1: The elytra are large and transparent, sometimes speckled with brown, and the wings are colourless and strongly veined. The young larvae only eat the leaves of their host plants.

Synonymy of some palaearctic locusts species Orthoptera, Acridoidea. They are olive-red with black spots on the head and body.

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On the occurrence of a mermithid on Spanish acridids. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. docoostaurus

Importance of the study of Diptera and their role in biological control. The nymphs that died 24 mxroccanus after the treatment were used to produce new infective juveniles that maintained the infectivity against fourth-instar D. Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Species categorized as Least Concern LC.


Economic importance The Moroccan Locust is one of the most serious pests of many cultivated plants and threatens agriculture of steppes, foothills and arid areas in the climatic Mediterranean area. Areas were sprayed with either diflubenzuron at 60 g a.

Title Fourth-instar nymph Caption Fourth-instar nymph of D.

Hoppers show gregarious behaviour, marching in long lines up several kilometres long by several metres deep. 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. The second line of defence was men across the north of Afghanistan, equipped and trained by the UN to use the agency’s small store of pesticides, which they delivered up to the fringes of the cultivated land.

Wheat production in Turkey. The authors studied the reproductive capacity of nymphs that reached the adult stage.

Moroccan Locust

Armed with picks and shovels, and a small amount of pesticide, the few remaining farmers in the Khajaalwan Valley northern Afghanistan were the last line of defence against what experts called “the worst infestation of Dociostaurud locusts D. Entomopathogenic microorganisms of dociostaurux in Uzbekistan. The eggs are laid in pods with about thirty eggs each. Screening Bacillus thuringiensis strains for activity against Dociostaurus maroccanus Orthoptera: Observations on the parasitism of the solitary Moroccan cricket D.


A manual of locust survey. Ecology and behaviour Multivorous. Recent research has identified that the key constraint that affects efficacy is temperature.

Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus. The species is also found in the Middle East and Minor Asia, i.

Journal of Insect Conservation, 2 Insects of Britain and Western Europe. Entomologie et Phytopathologie Appliquees, No.

Gryllus maroccanus Thunberg ; G.

Both decreased with longer exposure to the low temperature; the former from Journal of Syriac Studies.