DKI Attacked 4 Type Worm
April 19, 2011 Tinggalkan komentar
Department of Marine and Agriculture (DKP) DKI Jakarta find there are four types of caterpillars that spread across four areas of DKI Jakarta. All kinds of caterpillars that are found they are determined to have a different kind of caterpillar species found in East Java.
The four types of caterpillars include Lymantridae euproctis sp found in the area of Tanjung Duren and Kembangan West Jakarta, Limacodidae ploneta diducta and Lasiocampidae trabala Pekayon sp in the region, East Jakarta, and Noctuidae found in Petojo, Central Jakarta.
Head of Department of Marine and Agricultural Establishments, Ipih Ruyani, admitted pest caterpillars in Jakarta is still relatively normal distribution, because unlike in other areas that are endemic to enter into settlements.
“This includes the cycle of metamorphosis of the butterfly, from egg, to caterpillar and pupa, eventually became a butterfly back. Typically, the caterpillars are eaten by birds. However, because the bird population is less in Jakarta, the caterpillars so rampant, “said Jakarta Ipih at City Hall, Tuesday, April 19, 2011.
To anticipate the growing number of population of caterpillars, Ipih urged the public to maintain environmental sanitation by cleaning up dead leaves and garbage buried into the ground at least 50 inches deep.
Citizens are also advised to cut weeds that grow wild around their homes, so do not become breeding grounds for caterpillars.
“Eradicate the pest caterpillars can not be relied upon only by spraying. Moreover, materials that contained chemicals. So, when materials that contain chemicals that are used, then it as the last step, “said Ipih.
He added that four types of caterpillars in Jakarta can only result in mild itching and burning sensation when attached to the skin and does not cause health effects is very disturbing. The heat generated because there is one type of caterpillar caterpillars including the type of fire