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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There is one generation per year. Cirina forda Scientific classification Kingdom: Notodontidae and Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: They may cause heavy defoliation in Ghana and Nigeria.

Biochemical implications of the consumption of Zonocerus variegatus, Orthoptera: Journal of Zhejiang University. 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.

Pallid Emperor Moth (Cirina forda) ยท

Nutrient composition of Cirina forda Westwood -enriched complementary foods. Tropical Science 42 3: This article on a moth of the Saturniidae family is a stub.

Saturniinae Moths described in Moths of Africa Saturniidae stubs.

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.


Insect Science and its Application 23 3: Natural enemies of the shea defoliator, Cirina forda. Eine Zucht von Cirina forda Westwood Lep.: The arboreal and edaphic distribution of the sheanut leaf defoliator, Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Log in or Register to get access to full text downloads.

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Saturniidaea pest of wild seringa trees Burkea africana Hook. Saturniidaea pest of Wild Seringa trees Burkea africana Hook. Life history notes for the pallid emperor moth, Cirina forda Saturniidae in Nigeria. In South Africa the favoured food virina is the tree Burkea africana. Biological studies on cirina forda lepidoptera saturnidae a pest of wild seringa trees burkea africana.

Influence of gamma irradiation on productivity indices of the edible Emperor moth caterpillar, Cirina forda Lepidoptera: Adults are pale creamy brown with a small darker spot on each hindwing but lacking true eyespots. Nutritional quality, functional properties and anti-nutrient compositions of the larva of Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 51 3: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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.


Saturniidaea pest of Wild Seringa trees Burkea african. This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat Response of larvae of Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 16 Cirina forda Westwood The larvae feed on Vitellaria paradoxa.

Field studies showed that the emergence pattern of C. Featuring journals from 32 Countries: Bio-ecological studies on forest pests. Saturniidae to spatio-temporal variation in the nutritional content of foliage of Vitellaria paradoxa Gaertn. Biological studies on Cirina forda Westw. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Tropical Science 44 3: Retrieved from ” https: Saturniidae around its host, the sheanut tree, Vitellaria paradoxa C.

The larvae are consumed entomophagy in Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Studies fora the egg parasites of the mopani emperor moth Nudaurelia belina Westw.