Kumbang pemakan daun palem Pelagodoxa henryana Becc. di Kebun Raya Bogor, Indonesia

Authors

  • Nadzirum Mubin Departemen Proteksi Tanaman, Fakultas Pertanian, IPB University, Indonesia https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7905-3049
  • Fitri Fatma Wardani Pusat Riset Konservasi Tumbuhan, Kebun Raya, dan Kehutanan-BRIN, Indonesia
  • Rizmoon Nurul Zulkarnaen Pusat Riset Konservasi Tumbuhan, Kebun Raya, dan Kehutanan-BRIN, Indonesia
  • Inggit Puji Astuti Pusat Riset Konservasi Tumbuhan, Kebun Raya, dan Kehutanan-BRIN, Indonesia
  • Joko Ridho Witono Pusat Riset Biosistematika dan Evolusi-BRIN, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5994/jei.19.2.135

Keywords:

Bogor Botanic Gardens, leaf beetle, Pelagodoxa henryana

Abstract

Bogor Botanical Garden (BBG) is a conservation site with various type of collections such as threatened palm species, including Pelagodoxa henryana Becc. which has been categorized as critically endangered species. During its development, some of the plants did not grow optimal due to insect pests attack. The purpose of the study was to identify insect pest species that attack the P. henryana in BBG. The method used was observation with purposive sampling on eight palms P. henryana in BBG then insects were collected and identified. The results showed that insect pest attacked young leaf and also unopened leaf. The insects hide between the leaves, causing young leaves became dry up then died. Based on species identification, two leaf beetles were found i.e., Brontispa longissima (Gestro) and Wallacea sp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomellidae).

Published

2022-07-31

How to Cite

Mubin, N., Wardani, F. F., Zulkarnaen, R. N. ., Astuti, I. P. ., & Witono, J. R. . (2022). Kumbang pemakan daun palem Pelagodoxa henryana Becc. di Kebun Raya Bogor, Indonesia. Jurnal Entomologi Indonesia, 19(2), 135. https://doi.org/10.5994/jei.19.2.135