Ecological Study of Pseudoips fagana (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

쌍줄푸른밤나방 (Pseudoips fagana )의 생태학적 특성

  • Kwon, Young-Dae (Gyeonggi Forestry Environment Research Center) ;
  • Park, Il-Kwon (Division of Forest Insect Pests and Diseases, Korea Forest Research Institute)
  • 권영대 (경기도 산림환경연구소) ;
  • 박일권 (국립산림과학원 산림병해충연구과)
  • Received : 2011.05.03
  • Accepted : 2011.06.21
  • Published : 2011.06.30


Pseudoips fagana Fabricius belongs to the subfamily Chloephorinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Eggs of Pseudoips fagana were white and oviposited on oak leaves. There were five P. fagana larval instars, which were light green in color with four white crosslines. The larval period was approx. 24.4 days ($25^{\circ}C$, 16L:8D). Pupae were covered with a light-green membrane and silk. The wingspan of adults was approx. 15 to 18 mm. The color of the forewings of both sexes was bright green. The color of the hindwings was yellow in males and and white in females. First emergence was from early May to late June, and the second emergence was from early July to late August. Pseudoips fagana over-wintered as pupae.


Pseudoips fagana;Emergence;Biological characteristics;Life cycle


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