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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Burke, H.E. (Harry Eugene), 1878-1963.
Lead-cable borer or "short-circuit beetle" in California.
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1922
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
H E Burke; Raymond Daniel Hartman; Thomas Elliott Snyder; United States. Department of Agriculture.
"December 4, 1922."
|Description:||56 pages, 10 pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Review of injury to metals by boring insects throughout the world : Injury to lead fuses by insects --
Damage to lead sheathing of aerial cables by Scobicia declivis Lec. pp. 1. Damage by the California lead-cable borer (Scobicia declivis) to trees and forest products. pp. 9. Biology of Scobicia declivis : Distribution --
Food plants --
Asociated insects --
Predatory and parasitic enemies --
Life cycle --
Seasonal history --
Seasonal history --
Description and habits. pp. 11. Control experiments : Tests at Falls Church, Va., 1918 and 1919 --
Results of experiments at Falls Church, Va., 1918 and 1919 --
Tests at Los Gatos, Calif., 1918-1920 --
Results of experiments at Los Gatos, Calif., 1918-1920 --
Experiments in California during the season of 1921 --
Results of experiments in California in 1921 --
Results of experiments in California in 1922 --
The metal-penetrating ability of the insects associated with the cable borer. pp. 20. Summary and conclusions. pp. 41. Literature cited : Insects attacking or penetrating metals --
The California lead-cable borer (Scobicia declivis). pp. 42. Appendix : Taxonomy and morphology of the larval stages of Scobicia declivis Lec.--Adam G. Boving. pp. 49. Appendix : Description of mature adult of Scobicia declivis--R.D. Hartman. pp. 54.
|Series Title:||Bulletin of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, no. 1107.|
|Responsibility:||by H.E. Burke, R.D. Hartman and T.E. Snyder.|