CE: 0417 CF: cag043172133
Insects of the Sacarabaeidae family associated with guava (Psidium guajava L.) in Ceballos, Ciego de Ávila, Cuba
Insectos de la familia Sacarabaeidae asociados al guayabo (Psidium guajava L.) en Ceballos, Ciego de Ávila, Cuba
Ioan Alberto Rodríguez Sanatana1, Maria Luisa Sisne Luis1, Horacio Grillo Ravelo2, Ivadys Rodríguez Sánchez3, Juan Carlos Nápoles Arce3, Dixan Companioni Carrazana1, Dairo Martel Ortiz1
1Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad de Ciego de Ávila, Carretera a Morón km 9½, Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. CP 65100
2Centro de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas, Carretera a Camajuaní km 6, Santa Clara, Villa Clara, Cuba. CP 54830
3Empresa Agroindustrial Ceballos, Carretera a Ceballos Km. 9½, Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. CP
Was performed a diagnosis to identify the species of the Scarabaeidae family present in guava cultivation, to determine the distribution and ecological indices of abundance and relative frequency of species associated with the cultivation. The sampling was carried out by light traps, in 35 fields of guava, in five Basic Units of Production and a small property, all belonging to the Ceballos Agroindustrial Enterprise, between May 2013 and June 2015. It was determined that the species of the Scarabaeidae family associated with the cultivation, were Cyclocephala cubana Chap.; Phyllophaga patruelis Chev.; Phyllophaga puberula Duval; Phyllophaga pilositarsis Blackwelder; Anomala calceata Chev.; Strategus sarpedon Burm.; Digitonthophagus gazella Fabricius and Dyscinetus picipes Burm. The most abundant species were C. cubana Chap. 60% (very abundant) and A. calceata Chev. with 10% (abundant). The species C. cubana ; P. patruelis ; P. puberula ; P. pilositarsis ; A. calceata and S. sarpedon , were very frequent, while D. gazella and D. picipes were frequent in guava cultivation.