darkling beetle Alphitobius diaperinus
Forum: Spatial distribution and population fluctuation of the darkling beetle Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
Agabou Amir (University of Constantine)& Alloui Nadir (University of Batna)
INTRODUCTION Alphitobius diaperinus is one of the most predominant poultry litters inhabiting insect species all over the world. It has been shown to be able of transmitting a large variety of poultry pathogenic organisms, such as viral agents (IBDV…) , bacterial disease organisms (Salmonella spp, Campylobacter spp…)  and several poultry parasites.Understanding the biology, the...