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Table 1 Arthropod species diversity inhabiting sorghum panicles during three successive seasons (2016–2018) at Sohag Governorate, Egypt

From: Insect fauna of pests and their natural enemies inhabiting sorghum-panicles in Egypt

 SpeciesFamily: OrderAS1PS2CM3Total collection
201620172018
PestsTrogoderma sp. Dejean, 1821Dermestidae: ColeopteraA4–5S&X   
Carpophilus sp. Stephens, 1830Nitidulidae: ColeopteraA4–5X   
Sarcophaga carnaria (Linnaeus, 1758)Sarcophagidae: DipteraA S&X   
Drosophila sp. Fallén, 1823Drosophilidae: DipteraA4X   
Creontiades pallidus Distant, 1883Miridae: HemipteraA&N2–4S&X6895121
Taylorilygus pallidulus BlanchardMiridae: HemipteraA&N1–4S&X637892451
Empoasca decipiens Paoli, 1930Cicadellidae: HomopteraA&N1–5S&X   
Rhopalosiphum maidis Fitch, 1856Aphididae: HomopteraA&N1–2X457351199
Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, [1808])Noctuidae: LepidopteraL&P3–5X   
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner)Noctuidae: LepidopteraL&P4–5X   
Eublemma gayneri Hübner, 1829Erebidae: LepidopteraL&P2–5X566305535
Cryptoblabes gnidiella (Millière, 1867)Pyralidae: LepidopteraL&P2–5X181336485
Pyroderces simplex Walsingham, 1891Cosmopterigidae: LepidopteraL&P2–5X779642920
Thrips tabaci Lindeman, 1889Thripidae: ThysanopteraA1–2S&X682769567
Total collected pests337033903278
PredatorsCoccinella undecimpunctata L. 1758Coccinellidae: ColeopteraA, L&P1–3S&X393244
Scymnus spp. Kugelann, 1794Coccinellidae: ColeopteraA&L2–5S&X997487
Paederus alfierii Fabricius, 1775Staphylinidae: ColeopteraA S&X   
Xanthogramma aegyptiumSyrphidae: DipteraA1–2S7  
Sphaerophoria flavicauda Zett.Syrphidae: DipteraA1–2S5  
Orius sp. Wolff, 1811Anthocoridae: HemipteraA&N1–5S&X153128144
Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens, 1836)Chrysopidae: NeuropteraA&L1–4X   
Not identifiedAraneidae: AraneidaN1–5S&X18211896
Nigma conducens Cambridge, 1876Dictynidae: AraneidaNS&X
Cheiracanthium isiacum Koch, 1839Miturgidae: AraneidaA&NS&X
Thanatus sp. Koch in 1837Philodromidae: AraneidaA&NS&X
Thyene imperialis (Rossi, 1846)Salticidae: AraneidaA&NS&X
Heliophanus C. L. Koch, 1833Salticidae: AraneidaA&NS&X
Theridion sp. Walckenaer, 1805Theridiidae: AraneidaA&NS&X
Thomisus spinifer Cambridge 1872Thomisidae: AraneidaA&NS&X
Runcinia sp. Simon, 1898Thomisidae: AraneidaA&NS&X
Uloborus walckenaerius Latreille, 1806Uloboridae: AraneidaA&NS&X
Total collected predators473352371
ParasitoidsNemorilla floralis (Fallén, 1810)Tachinidae: DipteraA X312424
Brachymeria aegyptiacaChalcididae: HymenopteraA X614329
Trichogramma spp.Trichogrammatidae: HymenopteraA S   
Total collected parasitoids926753
  1. 1AS = Arthropod stages: A = adult, L = larvae, P = pupae, N = nymph
  2. 2PS = Panicle stages: 1 = Half-bloom, 2 = Soft dough, 3 = Hard dough, 4 = Physiological maturity, 5 = Post-Harvest
  3. 3CM = Collect methods: S = shake-method, X = laboratory observation