DAYA PREDASI Rhynocoris fuscipes F. (Hemiptera:Reduviidae) TERHADAP ULAT API Setothosea asigna E. (Lepidoptera:Limacodidae) DI LABORATORIUM

Edi Kembaren, Darma Bakti, Lahmuddin Lubis


The Ability of Rhynocoris fuscipes F. (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) to nettle caterpillar Setothosea
asigna E. (lepidoptera: limacocidae) as a predator in the laboratory, it was under supervised by
Prof. Dr. Ir. Darma Bakti, MS. and Ir. Lahmuddin Lubis, MP. The research was to know the ability
of R. fuscipes to Setothosea asigna. The research was held at the Insect Laboratory, Faculty of
Agriculture, University of Sumatera Utara, Medan from April to Juni 2013. It was arranged by
Completely Randomized Design with 6 treatments and four replications, respectively. The total of
predator againts nettle caterpillar Sethotosea asigna are: R0 (0:8),R1 (2♂:8 ), R2 ( 2♀:8 ) R3,
(♂♀:8 ) ,R4 ( 2♂♀:8), R5 (3♂♀:8). The parameters which observed were the mortality persentage
of S. asigna caused by predator R. fuscipes and how to consumed. The result showed that the most
effective treatment is R5, R4, R3, R2, R1 and R0 at a stretch. The matter is shown from the fastest of
ability kill of 8 S. asigna that tested is R5 (10 days) and followed by R4, R3, R2, R1, R0.
Keywords : Rhynocoris fuscipes F. and Nettle caterpillar setothosea asigna E

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