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Cover for Materials and methods.

Large numbers of dacine specimens were collected throughout Papua New Guinea by trapping and host fruit sampling. Steinertype fruit fly traps, baited with cue lure, methyl eugenol or vanillylacetone (zingerone), were set in many localities over a wide range of ecosystems. In most cases, the traps...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Supraspecific classification.

The definitions of genera and subgenera used in the classification of the Dacini have been in a continual state of change for over a century. The early definitions were based on often homoplasious morphological characters, some examples for the Oriental and Australian regions being Tryon (1927),...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Species of Dacini recorded from Papua New Guinea, Indonesian Papua (West Papua, Central Papua, Papua), Associated Islands and Bougainville.

This chapter presents the species of Dacini recorded from Papua New Guinea, Indonesian Papua (West Papua, Central Papua, Papua), associated islands and Bougainville. Some species have only been recorded from the former Irian Jaya (now Indonesian Papua = West Papua, Central Papua, Papua). Most...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Major pest species in Papua New Guinea.

This chapter provides information on the occurrence, distribution and host plants of major fruit fly species in Papua New Guinea, including Bactrocera bryoniae, B. frauenfeldi, B. musae, B. neohumeralis, B. papayae, B. trivialis, B. umbrosa, B. cucurbitae and B. decipiens.

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taxonomy.

This chapter provides information on the taxonomy, morphology, distribution and host plants 25 new species of fruit flies from the genera Bactrocera and Dacus.

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New information on known species.

This chapter focuses on new information (such as taxonomy, morphology, distribution and hosts) of known species of fruit flies (Bactrocera daruensis, B. denigrata, B. longicornis, B. nigella, B. thistletoni and B. torresiae) from Papua New Guinea and associated islands.

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New geographical distribution records.

New geographical records are presented for 27 species of fruit flies (25 from genus Bactrocera and 2 from genus Dacus) from Papua New Guinea, Indonesian Papua, associated islands and Bougainville.

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

Given the rich rainforest flora of Papua New Guinea, which includes some 8000 known plant species, it is understandable why this land mass contains such a rich dacine fauna, with the largest number of species of any land mass across the entire Asian/Pacific region. Major collections of Dacini have...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Territoriality, navigation and migration.

This chapter contains questions about home range, territoriality, the methods used by animals in orientation and navigation and the mechanisms that control migration.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248975)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pests of fig trees.

In this chapter, fig pests are presented in four categories according to the plant part they infest and the nature of their damage: (i) trunk and branch borers; (ii) leaf and shoot feeders; (iii) developing fruits; and (iv) ripe and dry fruits. The information given in this chapter does not cover...

Author(s)
Ben-Yakir, D.; Costa, A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter

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