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Phylogenetic systematics of Scrapter (Hymenoptera: Anthophila: Colletidae).
Scrapter Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau & Audinet-Serville, 1828 (Hymenoptera: Aculeatea: Anthophila: Colletidae) is a genus of solitary bees largely endemic to southern Africa. This dissertation investigated the phylogenetic ...
Molecular diagnostics and phylogenetics of white grubs in sugarcane.
Scarabaeid pests in South Africa and especially KwaZulu-Natal are characterised by a very long larval life cycle and short pupal and adult periods. However, it has nearly always been the adults of the species that have ...
Susceptibility and resistance to insecticides among malaria vector mosquitoes in Mozambique.
Insecticide resistance in malaria vector mosquitoes reduces the efficacy of insecticide in killing and can therefore cause a major problem for malaria vector control by insecticides. In Mozambique, pyrethroid resistance ...
Proximate factors influencing dispersal in the social spider, Stegodyphus mimosarum (Araneae, Eresidae)
Stegodyphus mimosarum Pavesi,1883 and S. dumicola Pocock, 1898 are two species of philopatric, inbred, permanently communal, non-territorial spiders that co-occur in parts of South Africa. The patchiness of colony distribution, ...
Factors affecting millipede, centipede and scorpion diversity in a savanna environment.
Millipedes, centipedes and scorpions are an important component of the ground-dwelling invertebrate fauna, and may have value as bioindicators of ground-dwelling invertebrate diversity. However, some level of understanding ...