The biology of Dysdercus cingulatus (F.) was investigated in the Philippines, where the insect is a pest of okra (Hibiscus esculentus) and cotton. In the laboratory. Feeding of this and other species of Dysdercus on cotton bolls causes the boll to abort and shed (Pomeroy and Golding, ) (see Economic Impact). Semiochemicals of Dysdercus cingulatus, the Red cotton stainer. Phylum: Arthropoda. Subphylum: Uniramia. Class: Insecta. Order: Heteroptera. Family.

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Dysdercus cingulatus Scientific classification Kingdom: Red Cotton Bug is a true bug in Pyrrhocoridae family.

Biology of the cotton stainer, Dysdercus cingulatus Fabricius (Pyrrhocoridae, Hemiptera).

The long period of copulating is probably used by the males as a form of ejaculate-guarding under high competition with other males. This page was last edited ciingulatus 22 Marchat In all other cases I, the Licensor expressly reserves the right to collect such royalties. The following 5 pages uses this file: Close Find out more.

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Dysdercus cingulatus mating in Kadavoor. An example on how to reuse this media: Their diet consists primarily of seeds from mallows. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Jurisdiction and legality of content: To the extent possible, I, the Licensor waives the right to collect royalties from you for the exercise of the licensed rights, whether directly or through a collecting society under any voluntary, like Wikimedia.


Indian naturalist, agriculturer and photographer. From Wikipedia, the free dysdrcus. Pyrrhocoridae Insects described in Hemiptera of Asia.

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They can be seen in tandem formation when mating which can take from 12 hours up to 7 days. Chemical Control Due cinguoatus the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations.

Dysdercus cingulatus is a species of true bug in the family Pyrrhocoridaecommonly known as the red cotton stainer. Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository: You should carefully review all of the terms and conditions of the actual license before using the licensed material. Dysdercus cingulatus mating at Kadavoor. Micro-organisms are admitted in the process dysdercu may make the boll contents rot or the lint become discoloured. As this develops, the insect thrusts its rostrum between the carpels and sucks fluids from the still soft seeds inside.

For further information, we recommend you visit the following resources: As well as cotton GossypiumDysdercus cingulatus feeds on a number of other crop plants including okra Abelmoschus esculentusmuskmallow Abelmoschus moschatushibiscuswhite jute Corchorus capsulariscitrus and maize Zea mays.

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In many cases the fibre does not mature and expand but remains adhered together causing the lint to become quite valueless. Dysdercus Audinet-Serville[1]. It is closely related and very similar to Dysdercus koenigii but D.


One of the most effective methods is the removal and destruction of all standing cotton by a fixed date, as soon as the cotton has been picked and ceased to bear any profitable yield Pomeroy and Golding, From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Continuing to use www. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. In piercing the boll they introduce microorganisms which cause the bolls to rot, or the lint to become discolored, hence the common name ‘cotton stainers’; this greatly reduces yields in cotton-growing countries.

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Biology of the cotton stainer, Dysdercus cingulatus Fabricius (Pyrrhocoridae, Hemiptera).

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It also attacks trees including silk cotton tree Bombax ceibakapok Ceiba pentandrateak Tectona grandis and the portia tree Thespesia populnea. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved 11 May