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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Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science

Saturnidae in Northern Ghana. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles.

In South Africa the favoured food plant is the tree Burkea africana. Saturniidae around its host, the sheanut tree, Vitellaria paradoxa C. Field studies showed that the emergence pattern of C. Insect Science and its Application 23 3: Bio-ecological studies on forest pests.

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From Wikipedia, the cirinaa encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: Saturniidaea pest of Wild Seringa trees Burkea africana Hook. Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment 4 Saturniidae to spatio-temporal variation in the nutritional content of foliage of Vitellaria paradoxa Gaertn.

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Pallid Emperor Moth (Cirina forda) ยท

Natural enemies of the shea defoliator, Cirina forda. The larvae feed on Vitellaria paradoxa. Influence of gamma irradiation on productivity indices of the edible Emperor moth caterpillar, Cirina forda Lepidoptera: However, little information is available on the bioecology of the insect to facilitate mass production.

Response of larvae of Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Tropical Science 42 3: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Biochemical implications of the consumption of Zonocerus variegatus, Orthoptera: Biological studies on cirina forda lepidoptera saturnidae a pest of wild seringa trees burkea africana. Notodontidae and Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat ccirina Nutritional quality, functional properties and anti-nutrient compositions of the larva of Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: The larvae are consumed entomophagy in Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


The arboreal and edaphic distribution of the sheanut leaf defoliator, Cirina forda Westwood Lepidoptera: Cirina fordathe pallid emperor moth or shea defoliatoris a moth of the family Saturniidae.

The species was first described by John O.

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. Saturniidaea pest of Wild Seringa trees Burkea african.

Cirina forda – Wikipedia

Studies on the egg parasites of the mopani emperor moth Nudaurelia belina Westw. Biological studies on Ciria forda Westw. The larvae of this insect are good source of protein for human and livestock consumption and income. Cirina forda Westwood ,