PANTALEONI R.A., ASPöCK U.,  CAO O.V , ASPöCK H. - Subilla principiae n. sp., a new spectacular snakefly from  Sardinia (Raphidioptera Raphidiidae).

  Pag. 3

BINAZZI A. - Morphological notes on sistentes and remarks on biology and ecology of Pineus pini (Macquart) in  Italy (Hemiptera Adelgidae).   pag. 7

CASTAGNOLI M., LIGUORI M., SIMONI S. - Tetranychus urticae Koch and its predator Neoseiulus californicus (McGregor) on different Solanaceae (Acari Tetranychidae and Phytoseiidae).   pag.13

MAGNANO L., COLONNELLI E. - A new species of Phacephorus Schönherr, 1840 from  Anatolia (Coleoptera Curculionidae).   pag. 19

AMBROGIONI L., CARLETTI B., COTRONEO A., CAROPPO S. - Host range of an Italian population of Heterodera betae Wouts, Rumpenhorst et Sturhan (Nematoda Heteroderidae).   pag.23

BORDONI A. - New data on the Xantholinini of the Oriental Region. VIII. Species from Mount Kinabalu (Sabah ) collected by Ales Smetana (Coleoptera Staphylinidae). 156th contribution to knowledge of the Staphylinidae.   pag. 27

KELLOUCHE A., SOLTANI N., KREITER S., AUGER J.,  ARNOLD I., KREITER P - Biological activity of four vegetable oils on Callosobruchus maculatus (Fabricius) (Coleoptera Bruchidae).   pag. 39

FRILLI F., PRODORUTTI D., BELLETTI P.A. - Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) pollination  (Italian). pag. 49

SCHEURER S., BINAZZI A. - Notes on bio-ecology and ethology of Cinara curvipes (Patch), a newly introduced species into  Europe (Aphididae Lachninae)

  pag. 61

CAPPELLOZZA L., CAPPELLOZZA S., TOSO L., CAPPELLETTI C., FARAGÒ S. - Exploration of various protein sources for the nutrition of the silkworm (Bombyx mori L., Lepidoptera Bombycidae) reared on artificial diet.   pag. 67

DAPPORTO L. - Biometric evidence of the synonymy of Comsoptera aemiliorum Raineri, 1994 with C. opacaria (Hiibner, 1819) (Lepidoptera Geometridae).   pag. 73

CARLETTI B., FAGGI M., PENNACCHIO E - On the presence of Bursaphelenchus eremus (Rühm) Goodey (Nematoda Parasitaphelenchidae) on turkey oak in Italy   pag. 77

CAO O.V , LUCIANO P - Abundance and adult emergence periods of four species of phyllophagous Geometridae on pubescent oak in  Sardinia.   pag. 81

PENNACCHIO E, FAGGI M., GATTI E., CARONNI E, COLOMBO M., ROVERSI P.F. - First record of Phloeotribus liminaris (Harris) from  Europe (Coleoptera Scolytidae).   pag.85

SANNINO L., PIRO F - Seasonal catches of Ephestia elutella (Lepidoptera Phycitinae) and Lasioderma serricorne (Coleoptera Anobiidae) in a tobacco store by traps with single and multiple pheromone lures.   pag. 91

CAO O.V - Record of Apocheima hispidaria (Denis & Schiffemúller) and confirmation of Operophtera brumata (Linnaeus) for the Sardinian lepidopterous fauna (Lepidoptera Geometridae) (Italian).   pag. 97

NAZZI E, MILANI N., BERNARDINELLI I., DEL FABBRO S. - An investigation into possible causes of tick proliferation in a Pre-Alpine valley in Northeastern Italy .  pag. 99

GATTI E., PENNACCHIO E - Description of a new species of Triotemnus from   Italy , T.ulianai n.sp. (Coleoptera Scolytidae) ( Italian). pag. 103

NICCOLI A., PANZAVOLTA T., NORI E, BENEDETTELLI S., TIBERI R. - Field and laboratory trials on the use of host tree monoterpenes against Pine Processionary Caterpillars.   pag. 109


IORIATTI C., BAGNOLI B., LUCCHI A., VERONELLI V - Vine moths control by mating disruption in Italy : results and future prospects.   pag. 117


AMBROGIONI L., CAVALLI M., CONIGLIO D., CAROPPO S., ROVERSI P.F. - Microwave treatment for eliminating nematodes associated with conifer and broad-leaf tree wood.   pag. 129


MARINARI PALMISANO A. - Prof. Dr. Franco Lamberti (1937-2004).   pag.139


STRASSMANN J.E., QUELLER D.C., EMERSON J.J., STAGI M., CERVO R., TURILLAZZI S. - Cooperation and conflict among non-relatives in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum (Amoebazoa) and the social wasps Polistes dominulus (Hymenoptera Vespidae).   pag. 145

LUCHETTI A., BERGAMASCHI S., MARINI M., MANTOVANI B. - Mitochondrial DNA analysis of native European Isoptera: a comparison between Reticulitermes (Rhinotermitidae) and Kalotermes (Kalotermitidae) colonies from Italy and Balkans  pag. 149

 PIAZZA M.G., INTOPPA E, BOLCHI SERINI G. - Morphological characters

 with high    diagnostic value for discriminating the subgenera of bumblebees (Apidae Bombini).    pag. 155

  GRASSO D.A., VISICCHIO R., CASTRACANI C., MORI A., LE MOL F. - Preliminary investigation on glandular sources of alarm signals in Formica cunicularia (Hymenoptera Formicidae).

pag. 159

PALATINI B.L., SBRENNA G., MICCIARELLI SBRENNA A., SABATINI A.G. Morphological analysis of secretory cells of the mandibular gland of Bombus terrestris (L.) (Hymenoptera Apidae).   pag. 163

BEANI L., THEODORA P, DALLAI R., TURILLAZZI S. - Epicuticular hydrocarbons of Xenos vesparum (Strepsiptera Stylopidae), parasite of Polistes dominulus (Hymenoptera Vespidae): preliminary data.   pag.167

BRUSCHINI C., TURILLAZZI S., BEANI L. - Venom volatiles in Polistes dominulus (Hymenoptera Vespidae) wasps infected by the endoparasite Xenos vesparum (Strepsiptera Stylopidae).  pag. 171

FUCINI S., CAVALLO M.V., DI BONA V., LORENZI M.C. - Local adaptations in  Polistes biglumrs expression of sociality (Hymenoptera Vespidae).

pag. 177

ORTOLANI I. , CERVO R. - Coevolution in a social parasite wasp and its host (Polistes sulcifer and Polistes dominulus, Hymenoptera Vespidae): preliminary behavioural data.   pag. 179

VISICCHIO R., CASTRACANI C., COSTANTINI D., BRUNER E., FANFANI A., MORI A., LE MOLI E - The role of size and shape in mating success of the slave­making ant Polyergus rufescens (Hymenoptera Formicidae): preliminary investigation.   pag. 183

CERVO R., MACINAI V, TURILLAZZI S. - Gender and larvae position in the comb do not affect the differences in immature brood development time between the social parasite Polistes sulcifer and its host Polistes dominulus (Hymenoptera Vespidae).   pag. 187


ecological infrastructures in pollinators management: Osmia

cornuta (Hymenoptera Megachilidae) in pear orchards.


TESORIERO D., SGOLASTRA F., DALL'ASTA S., VENIER F., SABATINI A.G., BURGIO G., PORRINI C. - Effects of Bt‑oilseed rape on the foraging activity of honey bees in confined environment.   pag. 195

OTTONETTI L., TUCCI L., SANTINI G. - Ant communities as indicators of environmental health: successional analysis in a rehabilitation context.

 pag. 199

MANINO A., PATETTA A. - Bee Space: Social behaviour and basis of rational beekeeping.   pag.203

MARINELLI E., DE PACE EM., BELLIGOLI P, PERSANO ODDO L. - Biomonitoring by bees. Tests in Latium  region.   pag. 207

ANTOGNONI E , CALZONI G.L., PARI E., FONTI P., RONDININI T., FELICIOLI A., GNES A. - Bioecological aspects of mason bee (Osmia cornuta Latt, Hymenoptera Apidae):preliminary results.   pag. 211

FANELLI D., TURILLAZZI S. ‑ Preliminary investigations on alternative strategies following nest loss in foundresses of Parischnogaster mellyi (Hymenoptera Stenogastrinae). pag. 215

LAMBARDI D., CHEGIA B., TURILLAZZI S., BOOMSMA J.J. - Diet-induced aggression among colonies of the leafcutter ant Acromyrmex echinatior Forel (Hymenoptera Formicidae).   pag. 219

SOLIDA L., PASQUALI V, LAZZARI S., RENZI P., FANFANI A. - Laboratory study on the orientation mechanisms of Formica pratensis Retz. (Hymenoptera Formicidae).   pag. 223

DAPPORTO L., PALAGI E., CINI A., COTONESCHI C., PROLI T, TURILLAZZI S. - Do nest fidelity and intolerance decrease at the end of the colony cycle in Polistes dominulus (Christ.) (Hymenoptera Vespidae)?

pag. 227

COTONESCHI C., CERVO R., TURILLAZZI S. - Does a «hunger signal» exist in Polistes wasp larvae (Hymenoptera Vespidae)?    pag. 231

 TRICARICO E., ATEMA J., GHERARDI F. - Efficiency of aggregations for shell  recruitment by hermit crabs (Decapoda Anomura).   pag.235

BERGAMASCHI S., DAWES-GROMADZKI T., LUCHETTI A., MANTOVANI B., MARINI M. - Preliminary molecular analysis of Isoptera taxa from the Australian Northern Territory .   pag. 239

BONACCI T., MAZZEI A., IETTO BRANDMAYR T., BRANDMAYR P - Aposematic aggregation of carabid beetles (Coleoptera Carabidae): preliminary data.   pag. 243

MAZZEO G., LONGO S., PALMERI V, SEMINARA A., BELLA S., ZAPPALA L. - Anthophilous insects in fruít orchards on Mount Etna (  Italy  ).   pag. 247

NICOLI ALDINI R. - Behavioural observations on three species of Oxybelus (Hymenoptera Sphecidae) nesting in syntopy.   pag. 253

NICCOLI A., NORI F., PANZAVOLTA T., TIBERI R. - Effects of host plant monoterpenes on survival and development of the gregarious Pine Processionary Caterpillars.   pag. 257

SBRENNA G., DANI E, PALATINI B. L., MICCIARELLI SBRENNA A. - First data on the different chemical features of the secretion of mandibular glands of queens and workers of Bombus terrestris (L.) (Hymenoptera Apídae).

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