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Leopoldo Uichanco

Leopoldo Bancain Uichanco, Philippine entomologist (Calamba, Laguna 23 April 1894 – 23 February 1972)

Achieved international renown for his work on aphids and migratory locusts



Haplaphalaria 1921


Anomoterga kleinhofiae 1921

Asphondylia grewiae 1919

Ectenus spinosus 1950

Itonida paederiae 1919

Leptynoptera sulfurea 1921

Haplaphalaria dahli 1921

Paurocephala maculipennis 1921

Pauropsylla deflexa 1919

Pauropsylla montana 1919

Trioza pallida 1919


Probable relation to altitude of the mound-building habit of Macrotermes (Macrotermes ailvus (Hagen)). Philip. Jour Sci. 90(2):215-8, 1961

A method of mounting epiphytic orchids (1949)

Insect defoliators on Cinchona in Mindanao. Philipp. J. Forestry 3(1):45-50, 1940

A progress report on the ecology of probable outbreak centers of the migratory locust in the Philippines. Bull. Nat. Res. Count (1939)

How to make nata de piña (1939)

Insects in the Philippine folkore. Philip. Agric. 26:485-99, 1937

With R.B. Gines. A biometrical study of the adult components of the Philippine locust swarms. Philipp. Agric. 26(3):237-89, 1937

Tolerance of mealybugs to drying of host tissue. Philippine Agr. 23:886-90, 1935

A twenty-five year balance sheet for economic entomology. Philipp. Agric. Sci. 23:419-29, 1934

With S.R. Capco. Effect of various methods of storing corn on the degree of damage due to weevils. Philipp. Agriculturist 22:653-68, 1933-4

With F.E. Villanueva. Biology of the pink mealybug of sugarcane Trionymus sacchari (Cockerell) in the Philippines. Philip. Agric. 21:205-76, 1932

Notes on the life history and habitats of the white grub of sugarcane, Leucopholis irrorata Chev. Sugar News 12:592-4, 1931

Water and oil treatment against soil inhabiting termites and ants. Philip. Agr. 19(9), 1931

Emulsión de alquitrán: uso como insecticida. Philip. Agric. 19(8):501, 1931

A summary of insects affecting rice in the Philippines (1929)

Factors affecting periodicity in the abundance of certain forms of terrestrial life in the Philippines. Phil. Agr. 15(7):403-8, 1926

Studies on the embryogeny and postnatal development of the Aphididae with special reference to the history of the “symbiotic organ” or “mycetoma”. Philip. J. Sci. 24:143-247, 1924

Reproduction in the Aphididae with a consideration of the modifying influence of environmental factors. Psyche 28:95-109, 1921

Musculature and mechanisms of movement of the tarsi in Aphids. Psyche 28:63-8, 1921

General factors in the biology of Philippine mound-building termites. Philip. J. Science 15:59-66, 1919

Certain pests of coconuts in the Philippines, with suggestions for their control


Uichancoella Calilung 1975 (Hemiptera)