Area of distribution and damage of Stenodiplosis panici Plotnikov

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Object specialist A.N. Frolov & G.E. David'yan
GIS-specialist M.I. Saulich

Date of creation:




Accuracy of map:

Map was created using maps of scale 1:33,000,000 and information from published literature.


"Alber's Equal Area Conic for the USSR", 9, 1001, 7, 100, 0, 44, 68, 0, 0.

Basic content:

Vector map consisting of 2 thematic layers. Area of distribution and zone of damage are shown by polygons.

Accuracy of classifier:

Within the area of distribution, only a zone of low damage was established in accordance with the extent of damage to millet crops. In the zone of low damage, harmfulness of Millet Fly is not more than 1-2 points on the 5-point harmfulness scale (Narchuk, 1980).

Mapping procedure:

Data from state publications were used to allocate the distribution area and the zone of pest damage. The map of the distribution area is based on Pyl'nov (1956), Mamaev (1969), Narchuk (1980), and Fedotova (1999, 2000). In the former USSR, the species inhabits the southern European region (most of Ukraine, the Central Chernozem Region of Russia, Ciscaucasia, and the Lower and Middle Volga Region), the Caucasus, Central Asia, Kazakhstan, and adjacent territories of Siberia north 9 approximately) to the border between July isotherms of 19-20╓C. The high mountains of the Caucasus and Central Asia, as well as the deserts, were excluded from the Millet Fly distribution area. In the former USSR, the zone of low damage includes most of the territory of millet growing within the Stenodiplosis panici distribution area. The borders of the damage zone were determined using Shchegolev (1955), Pyl'nov (1956), Vasil'ev (1973), Narchuk (1980), and Pavlov (1983). These boundaries were corrected using Koroljeva.s map that shows the main millet distribution regions (Koroljeva et al., 2003).

Sources of data:

Fedotova, Z.A. 1999. The fauna of gall midges (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) in Middle Volga Region. In: Saksonov, S.V., ed. Bulletin "Samarskaya Luka" (9/10): 51-82. (in Russian).
Fedotova, Z.A. 2000. Phytophagous gall midges (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) in deserts and mountains of Kazakhstan: morphology, distribution, phylogeny and taxonomy. Samara: Samarskaya GSKhA. 803 p. (in Russian).
Koroljeva I.E., Vilchevskaya E.V., Ruhovich D.I. 2003. Digital Arable Land Map. Laboratory of Soil Information of the Dokuchaev Soil Institute, Moscow, Russia [Based on: Yanvareva L.F., Martynjuk K.N., Kisileva N.M., eds. 1989. Map of Land Use, Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.].
Mamaev, B.M. 1969. Family Cecidomyiidae. In: Bei-Bienko, G.Ya., ed. Keys to the insects of the European part of the USSR. V. 5 (1). Leningrad: Nauka. P. 356-420 (in Russian).
Narchuk, E.P. 1980. Family Cecidomyiidae. In: Kopaneva L.M., ed. Key to the harmful and useful insects and mites on grain plants in the USSR. Leningrad: Kolos, p. 261-265. (in Russian).
Pavlov, I.F. 1983. Field crops protection against pests. Moscow: Rossel'khoizdat. 224 p. (in Russian).
Pyl'nov, I.V. 1956. To biology of Stenodiplosis panici Rohd. in Kuibyshev Region. In: Florov, D.N., ed. Proc. of Kuybyshev Ped. Institute. Biology and chemistry (16). Kuybyshev: Kuybyshev Ped. Institute, p. 121-140 (in Russian).
Shchegolev, V.N., ed. 1955. Agricultural Entomology. Leningrad & Moscow: Sel.khozgiz. 616 p. (in Russian).
Vasil'ev, V.P., ed. 1974. Pests of agricultural crops and forest plantations. V. 4. Kiev: Urozhai. 606 p. (in Russian).

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