Relative Abundance of Southern Pine Beetle1 Associates in East Texas

J. C. Moser, R. C. Thatcher, L. S. Pickard
1971 Annals of the Entomological Society of America  
&fore than 90 species of insects were identified in b l t s and by Ips engraver beetles (Cdaptera: kolytitlae), taken iram east Texas lobfolly pines int-ested by the Seasonal abundance of the associates genes3Si.y paralleled southern Fine beetle, Dendroctonus fronfaiis Zimmermann that of the southern pine beetle. Dendrocto.nus frontalis Zimnremann is probably interest. It has been we!! dacumentd (e,g., Chamberthe rnoit destructive insect in southern forests, and lin 1939, Craighead 1950) that
more » ... me obviotts paracontrol by natural means is a subject of considerable sites and predators take a considemble toll, but the --beetle has many less-known associates that may atso 1 r)zndroctonus frnntalis Zimmrrmann (Coteoptera: Scolytidac). 2 Kecetvcd for puhltcatron June 13, 1969. be important. 3 Rerarcfi Entr,rnoIo~tst and Binhascat Technician, respective-Accurate {ife tables (e.g" Bereman 195;3) can ly at the Alexandria Formtrr Center Southern Forest Expcrim i n t Statton, USDA Forest s e r v~c e , Ptnttvriie, 1 2 . 71360. be constructed only when all major m o e~l i t y factors 4 Prerent atitiresr: USDA Forest Srrvtce, Division of Fores; Insect and Utscase Kmearch, Vliashtn~ton, D. C. 20250. C~R be assessed-A list insect rtsssciates compiled Jnnu,try 19771 ] 3 1 0 s~~ ET Xi. : S O~T E I E R X PIXE EEETLE L\SSI:CI.~-~ES Tabte 1.-Insect ass4,clate; of Dcndroctitx:rs f r~n t a f i s and Ips spp. Order, family, and species KO. Height Sam.-No. er~tergccf/ of ~t e s in ft2 harkh 5foitttls occur-\vt-lich --collectett rencea found Range 31 ean Rol ec ORTIIOPTERA (rfet. A. B. Gurney) Gryt iidae Ani-~riphu sp. PSOEOPTERA (det. E. t. Blockford)
doi:10.1093/aesa/64.1.72 fatcat:tfnsmmox2rcddksdtrkyvp5qqm