Pasquale Trematerra

Pasquale Trematerra
Università degli Studi del Molise | Università del Molise · Department of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences ( S.A.V.A)

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Trematerra P., Li H.H. – Faunistic notes on few tortricid moths from Central Asia and Russian Far East (Lepidoptera Tortricidae). In the paper are reported some species of Lepidoptera Tortricidae collected in Central Asia and Russian Far East territories. Distribution of these species are described; for the most interesting taxa photographs of wing...
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A list of 155 species of Lepidoptera Tortricidae collected in Sicily (Italy) is reported. The two most numerous tortricid subfamilies recorded are the Olethreutinae and Tortricinae, which have 84 species and 70 species, respectively; the subfamily Chlidanotinae is represented by 1 species. Species belonging to almost all the tribes cited in the Ita...
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The attractiveness of ten commercially available Italian macaroni pastas made from different cereals [Triticum durum; Triticum durum (whole wheat); Triticum dicoccum; mixture of five cereals; Triticum turgidum; Triticum turanicum] or legumes (Cicer arietinum; Lens culinaris; Pisum sativum; Vicia faba) to Sitophilus granarius, was compared. S. grana...
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The present study was conducted in four central-southern Italian regions (Abruzzo, Campania, Molise, Puglia) in the years 2008 and 2016–2018, with the aim to verify in hilly areas characterized by the coexistence of vineyards and olive groves, the presence, frequency and density on olive trees of the larval instars of the European grapevine moth, L...
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Results regarding the combination of light-traps and coloured glue-boards for the trap and control of the house fly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae), are reported. Monitoring was performed using as basic structure PRO 80S UV fluorescent fly traps in a confinement swine farm in the south of Italy. During the trials, neon traps with a combinat...
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In recent years, modelling techniques have become more frequently adopted in the field of food processing, especially for cereal-based products, which are among the most consumed foods in the world. Predictive models and simulations make it possible to explore new approaches and optimize proceedings, potentially helping companies reduce costs and l...
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We assessed the effectiveness of a pheromone auto-confusion method applied for a three-year study (Years 1–3) in a confectionery factory store infested by almond moths, Ephestia cautella (Walker), based on pheromone traps and the presence of spermatophores in females captured with water traps. The application of Exosect® SP Tab pheromone dispensers...
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In the paper are reported 37 species to add at the “Catalogue of Lepidoptera Tortricidae of the Italian fauna” published on 2003. After this paper the list of tortricids found in Italy passed from 633 to 670 species.
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The results of the infestation by maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in various packages filled with pasta are presented. Three different types of packaging were used, i.e. two paper tubes (a novel one laminated with bio-based polyethylene and one without lamination) and a commercially available polypropylene pillow pouch...
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Results on application of attracticide method in the combined control of cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne and tobacco moth, Ephestia elutella, infesting a tobacco processing facility are reported. Experimental devices with cross‐panel stripes treated with microencapsulated permethrin at 6% (a.i.) and baited at same time with (4,6‐dimethyl‐7‐...
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The results of infestation by maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera, Curculionidae), in different packaging filled with pasta are presented in this research. Three different types of packaging were used, i.e. two paper tubes (one novel, laminated with bio based polyethylene and one without lamination) and commercial polypropylene, pillow pou...
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Current practices that influence pest presence and development in food industry facilities have been identified in the stage of food plant design, food ingredient reception and storage, processing or conditioning of finished food, and marketing. The preventive pest control measures in the food industry may be ineffective because of a non-observance...
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Caterpillars of the pine processionary moths, Thaumetopoea complex, cause serious defoliation to Cedrus, Pinus, and Pseudotsuga trees. Thaumetopoea caterpillars also have fine hairs on their abdominal tergites that contain a protein that can severely irritate and cause dermatitis in humans and domestic animals. The control of the T. pityocampa pine...
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A Decision Support System (DSS) was developed and evaluated to control the Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly), Ceratitis capitata (Wiedermann), by incorporating a semi-automatic pest monitoring and a precision targeting approach in multi-varietal orchards. The DSS consists of three algorithms. DSS1, based on the degree days calculation, defines when...
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Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis and Schiffermüller) is a severe defoliator of various species of Pinus and Cedrus, while the urticanting hairs produced by its larvae cause public health problems for humans and pets. In the present study, we report results of trials (from summer 2015 until winter 2017) of mating disruption for management of T. pityoc...
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The cover image, by Pasquale Trematerra et al., is based on the Original Contribution Mass‐trapping trials for the control of pine processionary moth in a pine woodland recreational area DOI: 10.1111/jen.12578.
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A list of 181 species of Lepidoptera Tortricidae recorded during several expeditions realized in Calabria (southern Italy) is reported. Fifty-nine species are mentioned for the first time in Calabria. Of particular interest are 23 species that have as a southern limit of their distribution area the Calabria territory. © 2018 CREA-DC, Research Centr...
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Thaumetopoea hellenica and Thaumetopoea mediterranea were recently described from Central Greece and Pantelleria Island (Italy), respectively. In this paper, we reported some information on their morphology, biological cycle and ecology. T. hellenica and T. mediterranea are closely related to T. pityocampa differing mainly in genetic characters. Mo...
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The pine processionary moth, Thaumetopoea pityocampa, causes serious defoliation to Cedrus, Pinus and Pseudotsuga trees, as well as health problems in humans, pets and farm animals due to their urticating hairs. Environmentally friendly strategies for the management of T. pityocampa include: removal of egg batches, removal of nests, trapping of mig...
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Many types of artefacts are vulnerable to deterioration from biological, physical and chemical sources. Artefacts that consist of organic materials, such as fur, hides, linen, plant material, wood, wool, etc., can be infested by a range of insects. Most heritage areas have collections which are at risk, including archaeology, prints and drawings, c...
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The Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly), Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), is a key pest of fruit crops in many tropical, subtropical and mild temperate areas worldwide. The economic importance of this fruit fly is increasing due to its invasion of new geographical areas. Efficient control and eradication efforts require adequate information regarding C...
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VasoTrap, baited with Biolure Unipack and positioned on a peach tree for adult medfly sampling in the peach orchard. (JPG)
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Models and parameters calculated from the experimental semivariograms obtained in 2012 from monthly trap catches of Jackson trap males, VasoTrap males, unmated females and mated females. (DOCX)
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Models and parameters calculated from the experimental semivariograms obtained in 2011 from monthly trap catches of Jackson trap males, VasoTrap males, unmated females and mated females. (DOCX)
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Models and parameters calculated from the experimental semivariograms obtained in 2013 from monthly trap catches of VasoTrap males, unmated females and mated females. (DOCX)
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Video showing sperm contained in the spermathecae of several mated females under a microscope. (MP4)
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In urban and suburban areas larvae of the pine processionary moth, Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis and Schiffermüller), cause serious defoliation to Cedrus, Pinus, and Pseudotsuga trees and health problems to humans and domestic or farm animals by their urticating setae. In this study, we present the results of biennial trials (2015-2016) on the man...
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Il monitoraggio degli insetti infestanti, basato sulle trappole per la cattura degli adulti, è parte integrante di programmi di IPM in molte colture e viene utilizzato per impostare correttamente le operazioni di lotta. La sua applicazione assume ulteriore importanza, in quanto rientra tra le attività della "Difesa integrata obbligatoria", introdot...
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The suitability of a light trap (from 1999 to 2016), and pheromone traps and pheromone + phenylacetaldehyde (PAA) baited traps (from 2010 to 2012), in the monitoring of European corn borer (ECB), Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner), moth flights in Slovenian hop gardens was studied. In 18 years light trap collected a total of 13381 specimens (with an avera...
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The following contribution highlights an overview of the 50 species of Tortricidae captured on Pelion Mountain, in Central Greece, during several field trips by the authors. Eleven new species to the Greek fauna were recorded: Aethes margaritana, Eana incanana, Paramesia diffusana, Tosirips magyarus, Eudemis profundana, Ancylis badiana, Pelochrista...
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The development of reliable monitoring techniques can offer valuable sources of knowledge on the control of Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis and Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera: Thaumetopoeidae). Nevertheless, there is a knowledge gap on the simultaneous large-scale monitoring of T. pityocampa male adult population by using novel trap devices. Thus, the...
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Two new species of Lepidoptera of the genus Thaumetopoea Hübner, 1820, T. hellenica sp. n. Trematerra and Scalercio and T. mediterranea sp. n. Trematerra and Scalercio are described. The adults of T. hellenica were collected from two localities in Greece: Magnessia (Thessaly) and Kifissia, Ktima Syggrou (Athens). Adults of T. mediterranea were coll...
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Two species of Lepidoptera Tortricidae Olethreutinae: Endothenia apotomisana sp. n. and Cydia pelionae sp. n., collected in Greece (Thessaly) on Pelion Mountain's, are described as new to science.
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The processionary pine moth, Thaumetopoea pityocampa Denis and Schiffermüller (Lepidoptera: Thaumetopoeidae) infect species of the Pinaceae (Pinales) family in forests, but also in urban and suburban ecosystems and is dangerous for the public health, by causing allergies, dermatitis and asthma. This species is mostly located at the Mediterranean ba...
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Journal: Terra e vita. CEREALI. un lepidottero poco conosciuto. Danni segnalati in varie zone del Molise. I sintomi sono spesso confusi con quelli della fusariosi della spiga. Nell'articolo: note morfologiche e biologiche; danno sulla pianta; nemici naturali; metodi di contenimento e lotta
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Results obtained by olfactometric trials on chocolate preferences of the sawtoothed grain beetle, Oryzaephilus surinamensis (L.) (Coleoptera Silvanidae), adults testing unpackaged commercial chocolate realized with different quantity of cocoa are reported. The following five chocolate types of the same brand were tested: chocolate with 30% cocoa; c...
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The objectives of this study were to assess the effects of the production systems of wheat from different production systems on the mortality, progeny production and preference of Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The factors tested were production system (integrated [INT], organic [ORG], biodynamic [BD] and control), whic...
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A field experiment of four years' duration was carried out to evaluate the efficacy of combining the mating disruption (MD) formulation Dismate (Russell IPM, UK) ZETA [(9Z,12E)-tetradecadienyl acetate], with the parasitoid Habrobracon hebetor against the Indianmeal moth Plodia interpunctella in a chocolate factory. The experimental period began ear...
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Pitfall trapping studies are available for particular stored grain pest species. In small farms, the stored grain pest control strategy is rarely species-specific but is often “pest ecological-group-specific” instead. A two-year field study was conducted in flat grain stores to compare the efficacy of cone-surface (PC trap; AgriSense-BCS Ltd., Pont...
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Lobesia andereggiana (Herrich-Schäffer), Ancylis rhenana (Müller- Rutz), Eucosma agnatana (Christoph) and Lathronympha balearici Diakonoff (Lepidoptera, Olethreutinae) are reported for first time from the Italian fauna. The four species of Lepidoptera Tortricidae were collected from the Tuscan-Romagnol Appennines in the upper Acerreta Valley.
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Preliminary results on impact of nitrogen fertilisation on the maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky) wheat-food preferences and progeny production are reported. The Italian durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L.) variety “Svevo” was cultivated using three different fertiliser regimes, 0, 60, and 160 kg/ha of nitrogen. The kernel samples obtained...
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We report results of a study carried out to investigate the damage that Blaptica dubia Serville (Blattodea, Blaberidae) could cause to various kinds of photographic materials, drawn from a range of historical periods. The damages were expressed in terms of percentage of eroded weight. The overall objective was to identify the most easily damaged ma...
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There is lack of knowledge on the interactions between kernel aging and the simultaneous infestation by insects, both internal and external feeders. In the present paper, we report results obtained in arena-olfactometer assays in which we studied possible preference and behavioral relationships between the primary colonizer Sitophilus zeamais Motsc...
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Insects are the most serious source of damage of paper materials kept in museum since these objects based on natural organic materials are a good source of nourishment containing fillers, glues, leather, etc. The morphology of insects damage range from tiny superficial abrasion and surface erosion to holes and sometimes tunnels. In the context of a...
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Using sex pheromone traps baited with 1 mg of Z, E-7-11-hexadecadien-1-yl acetate (or HDA), observations of male adult presence and dispersion of the Angoumois grain moth, Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier) (Lepidoptera Gelechiidae), in warehouse and in field-plots were carried out. The studies were realised during 2012 and 2013 in a conventional small...
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strong>Purpose of review : This review highlights the most common practices in the dry food industry that may affect pest management programs. It also focuses on critical practices that may interfere with good integrated pest management (IPM) practices in food industry facilities and buildings. Findings : Manufacturers of dry food products have a r...
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Lobesia arzilae sp. n. and Willibaldiana culatrae sp. n. (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olethreutinae) found in Portugal are described. The new species were collected respectively in Paúl de Arzila, a nature reserve located in central-west Portugal, close to the city of Coimbra and in Ilha da Culatra, which lies in the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa, in...
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== FULL TEXT AT http://sei.pagepress.org/entomologia === This study stems from samples of Crambinae specimens collected in Ethiopia and Mozambique by the University of Molise, Italy. A list species with their known distribution is given; Ancylolomia parentii Bassi, sp. n., Angustalius casandra Bassi, sp. n., Calamotropha dagamae Bassi, sp. n., Cala...
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Spatial heterogeneity in agricultural systems is recognised as an important source of variability to be investigated. In the evolution of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), patterns and processes that influence spatio-temporal dynamics in insect populations tend to assume more importance compared to the classical theory. Geostatistics represent a va...
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A new species (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), Acleris sagarmathae sp. n., from Nepal is described. The new species was collected in Lobuche, a locality of Sagarmatha National Park. A. sagarmathae is closest to A. formosae Razowski, 1964, but differs from the other species of the genus Acleris in forewing markings and structures of the male genitalia. A...
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There are a number of tools available for pest management in stored product protection and in the food industry, but often the effectiveness of these approaches and how best to integrate them into a coherent and effective Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programme are not well understood. Many questions remain about the use of these tools, from the...
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The purpose of the study was to verify the efficacy of a mating-disruption system (MD) applied in a confectionary factory infested by almond moths, Ephestia (Cadra) cautella (Walker), using pheromone traps and the presence of spermatophores in females caught with water traps. Results obtained confirmed that water is a considerable attractant for E....
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The influence of larval diet source in Sitophilus oryzae (L.), a primary grain feeder, on the choice of a new cereal host by young adult was investigated through a multiple choice comparative bioassay. For this purpose, virgin male and female adults, which had been reared as immatures in different grain commodities, were monitored according to thei...
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A new species of Tortricidae (Lepidoptera: Chlidanotinae: Polyorthini), Isotrias penedana sp. n., is described. The new species was collected in Serra da Peneda, in the Peneda-Gerês National Park located in the north-western region of Portugal. I. penedana differs from other species of the genus Isotrias by shape of the forewing and the male genita...
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Laboratory experiments were conducted in order to assess the intra- and inter-specific interactions in cereal kernels and behavioral responses of maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais) adults. For that purpose, conditioning of kernels was carried out in plastic boxes containing two caps; one with 2 g of maize, wheat or barley of different “kernel status...
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In the present work, 3 years of field trials (from 2007 to 2009) were carried out to evaluate use of the pheromone (9Z, 12E)-tetradecadienyl acetate (TDA) for mating disruption (MD) of the Mediterranean flour moth, Ephestia kuehniella Zeller. Dispensers containing the pheromone TDA were placed in two traditional flour mills. Pheromone-baited funnel...
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Twenty six new species of Tortricidae from southeast Ethiopia are reported: Russograptis albulata sp. n., Acleris baleina sp. n., Acleris harenna sp. n., Procrica dinshona sp. n., Procrica parisii sp. n., Choristoneura palladinoi sp. n., Lozotaenia karchana sp. n., Lozotaenia sciarrettae sp. n., Endothenia ethiopica sp. n., Crotalaria albapex sp. n...
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Il 19 gennaio 2010, presso il Dipartimento Agroalimentare del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche in Roma, si è costituita la Piattaforma Tecnologica Italiana in Agricoltura Biologica (PTBio Italia). Il Programma Nazionale della Ricerca 2011-2013 riconosce alle Piattaforme Tecnologiche Nazionali il ruolo di strumento innovativo, sviluppato a livello...
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Faunistic data of some Lepidoptera Tortricidae collected in moun-tainous localities of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenija, are reported. The total number of species recorded is 69; some of them are of special biogeographical interest.
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SITE-SPECIFIC INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT AGAINST EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH LOBESIA BOTRANA (DEN. & SCHIFF.) The aim of the paper was to evaluate the potential for site-specific IPM of the European Grapevine Moth, Lobesia botrana (Denis & Shiffermüller), in a Mediterranean agricultural landscape in central Italy. In 2005-2006, a series of samplings wa...
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Crucial factors for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in stored products include understanding factors that regulate systems, monitoring insect populations, maintaining good records and using this information to make sound management decisions. In recent years, considerable progress has been made in the monitoring and control of stored product insec...
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Purpose of review: Pheromones are promising tools for monitoring and control of stored-product insect pests. In recent years, considerable progress has been made using pheromones for mass-trapping, mating-disruption and attracticide methods for beetle and moth pests associated with stored products. Findings: In integrated pest management (IPM) prog...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential for site-specific IPM of the European grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana (Denis & Shiffermüller), in a Mediterranean agricultural landscape in central Italy. In 2005–2006, sampling was conducted to verify the spatio-temporal distribution of L. botrana eggs, larvae and adult populations in the investi...