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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Bio-ecological studies on forest pests. Nutritional quality, ford properties and anti-nutrient compositions of the larva of Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: The larvae of this insect are good source of protein for human and livestock consumption and income.

Firina in micronutrient content and, probably, phytosterols in the leaves of different ages were suspected to be major reasons for non-survival to adult on exclusive diets. Insect Science and its Application 23 3: However, little information is available on the bioecology of the insect to facilitate mass production.

Eine Zucht von Cirina forda Westwood Lep.: Notodontidae and Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: They may cause heavy defoliation in Ghana and Nigeria. In South Forad the favoured food plant is the tree Burkea africana.


Saturniidaea pest of Wild Seringa trees Burkea african. This article on a moth of the Saturniidae family is a stub.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Studies on the egg parasites of the mopani emperor moth Nudaurelia belina Westw. Influence of gamma irradiation on productivity indices of the edible Emperor moth caterpillar, Cirina forda Lepidoptera: Featuring journals from 32 Countries: Saturnidae in Northern Ghana. Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment 4 Biological studies on Cirina forda Westw. Tropical Science 44 3: The arboreal and edaphic distribution of the sheanut leaf defoliator, Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Response of larvae of Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Life history notes for the pallid emperor moth, Cirina forda Saturniidae xirina Nigeria.

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Pallid Emperor Moth (Cirina forda) ยท

Cirina forda Westwood Tropical Science 42 3: Spatial distribution, pupation behaviour and natural enemies of Cirina cieina Westwood Lepidoptera: Biological studies on cirina cirna lepidoptera saturnidae a pest of wild seringa trees burkea africana.

Nutrient composition of Cirina forda Westwood -enriched complementary foods. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Cirina fordathe pallid emperor moth or shea defoliatoris a moth of the family Saturniidae.

Cirina forda Scientific classification Kingdom: Views Read Edit View history. Articles ciriina ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. 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.


Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science

The larvae feed on Vitellaria paradoxa. Biochemical implications of the consumption of Zonocerus variegatus, Orthoptera: Saturniinae Moths described in Moths of Africa Saturniidae stubs. Journal of Zhejiang University. This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat Saturniidaea pest of wild seringa trees Burkea africana Hook. The species was first described by John O.

Field studies showed that the emergence pattern of C. 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.

Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 16 The study investigated, therefore, the emergence pattern and the physiological responses of the larval stages of the pest forra spatial and temporal variations in the nutritional quality of foliage of the host tree, and their role in ecological adaptation of this pest.