Toxicity of hydramethylnon to the leaf-cutting ant Atta sexdens rubropilosa forel (hymenoptera: Formicidae)

dc.contributor.authorBueno, F. C. [UNESP]
dc.contributor.authorForti, L. C. [UNESP]
dc.contributor.authorBueno, O. C. [UNESP]
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)
dc.date.accessioned2014-05-27T11:30:08Z
dc.date.available2014-05-27T11:30:08Z
dc.date.issued2013-08-05
dc.description.abstractSince 2009, when sulfluramid was listed in annex B of the Stockholm Convention's Persistent Organic Pollutants, effort has been made to search for other active ingredients to use in baits for controlling leaf-cutting ants in Brazil. Considering that active ingredients that inhibit insect cellular respiration have been shown to be effective in controlling ants, the current work aimed at assessing the toxicity of hydramethylnon to Atta sexdens rubropilosa workers. Hydramethylnon was dissolved in acetone and in a solution of acetone + soy oil then incorporated in artificial diet at concentrations of 1 μg/mL, 5 μg/mL, 10 μg/mL, 100 μg/mL, 200 μg/mL and 1000 μg/mL. The treatments where ants were daily fed on the diet containing hydramethylnon at 100 μg/mL, 200 μg/mL and 1000 μg/mL, especially those dissolved in soy oil, exhibited high mortality in comparison to the controls. The data presented here confirms the insecticidal activity of hydramethylnon and highlights the importance of employing soy oil in the formulation of baits to control leaf-cutting ants because it enhances hydramethylnon efficiency.en
dc.description.affiliationUNESP -Departamento de Biologia Campus de Rio Claro Universidade Estadual Paulista, Av. 24-A, 1515, HI 13506-900, Rio-Claro, SP
dc.description.affiliationUnespUNESP -Departamento de Biologia Campus de Rio Claro Universidade Estadual Paulista, Av. 24-A, 1515, HI 13506-900, Rio-Claro, SP
dc.description.sponsorshipFundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP)
dc.description.sponsorshipConselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)
dc.format.extent150-153
dc.identifierhttp://dx.doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v60i2.150-153
dc.identifier.citationSociobiology, v. 60, n. 2, p. 150-153, 2013.
dc.identifier.doi10.13102/sociobiology.v60i2.150-153
dc.identifier.file2-s2.0-84880884998.pdf
dc.identifier.issn0361-6525
dc.identifier.lattes1050709055776428
dc.identifier.scopus2-s2.0-84880884998
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11449/76218
dc.identifier.wosWOS:000328228400004
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofSociobiology
dc.relation.ispartofjcr0.604
dc.relation.ispartofsjr0,396
dc.rights.accessRightsAcesso aberto
dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectInhibitor of cellular respiration
dc.subjectLeaf-cutting ant control
dc.subjectToxicological bioassays
dc.titleToxicity of hydramethylnon to the leaf-cutting ant Atta sexdens rubropilosa forel (hymenoptera: Formicidae)en
dc.typeArtigo
dcterms.licensehttp://periodicos.uefs.br/ojs/index.php/sociobiology/about/editorialPolicies#openAccessPolicy
unesp.author.lattes1050709055776428
unesp.campusUniversidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp), Instituto de Biociências, Rio Claropt

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