edge effect in phytophagous insects

Robin Leech releech at TELUSPLANET.NET
Wed Dec 5 17:34:51 CST 2001


I don't know if it is pertinent or not, but you might check out the 17-year
locust (cicada) (fam. Cicadidae) in eastern North America.  Edge of some
plant species distribution, and also edge of plants.
Robin Leech
----- Original Message -----
From: "Diana Percy" <Diana.Percy at CSIRO.AU>
To: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2001 2:16 PM
Subject: edge effect in phytophagous insects


> I am looking for any references that mention the edge effect in
phytophagous
> insects (higher densities of insects at the periphery of their host plant
> populations).
>
> Thanks, Diana.
>
>
> Dr Diana Percy
> CSIRO Entomology
> GPO Box 1700
> Canberra, ACT 2601
> AUSTRALIA
>
> Tel: +61 (2) 6246 4335
> Fax: +61 (2) 6246 4000
> Email: diana.percy at csiro.au




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