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Author(s):Nickle, D. A.; Castner, J. L.
Author Affiliation:Systematic Entomology Laboratory, IIBIII, ARS, USDA, c/o National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560, USA
Title:Introduced species of mole crickets in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae)
Source:Annals of the Entomological Society of America. Vol. 77, No. 4, 1984, p. 450-465.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Gryllotalpidae; Scapteriscus imitatus; Gryllotalpa africana; Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa; Scapteriscus acletus; Scapteriscus vicinus; Introduced species; Scapteriscus abbreviatus; Scapteriscus didactylus
Abstract/Contents:Seven species of mole crickets have been introduced accidentally into the USA (including Hawaii), Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands. Five species have been introduced into the USA: Gryllotalpa africana P. de B., G. gryllotalpa (L.), Scapteriscus abbreviatus Scud. (also introduced into Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands), S. acletus Rehn & Hebard and S. vicinus Scud. Two other species have been introduced into Puerto Rico: S. didactylus (Latr.) and S. imitatus sp. n., a new species described herein. These species have been implicated as pests of agricultural crops, turf and pasture grass.
Language:English
References:37
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See Also:Other items relating to: MOLECR
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Nickle, D. A., and J. L. Castner. 1984. Introduced species of mole crickets in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 77(4):p. 450-465.
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