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An annotated checklist of the Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) (excluding Epilachninae) of the Indian Subregion
Abstract An annotated checklist of the Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of the Indian subcontinent (excluding the subfamily Epilachninae) comprising 400 species (including six subspecies) under 79 genera,Expand
Spiralling whitefly , Aleurodicus dispersus , in India
Aleurodicus dispersus, a native of the Caribbean region and Central America, probably came to India from Sri Lanka or the Maldives. It was first reported in 1993 from Kerala and later from otherExpand
A review of the genus Pseudaspidimerus Kapur (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from The Indian subregion with description of a new species
Abstract Pseudaspidimerus Kapur (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from the Indian subregion is reviewed. Pseudaspidimerus mauliki Kapur and P. flaviceps (Walker) are recorded for the first time from India.Expand
Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner (Homoptera:Aphididae) a Serious Pest of Sugarcane in Maharashtra and Attempts at its Management by Biological Means
Serious and unprecedented infestations by the sugarcane woolly aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner were witnessed on the leaves of 4·9 month old sugarcane crop in Kolhapur and Pune districts ofExpand
Natural Enemies of Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a Recent Invasive Pest on Maize in South India
Summary Fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a pest recently invading maize in India. Studies were conducted in southern India from Jun to Aug 2018 toExpand
New distribution and host records of Chalcidoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera) from various parts of India
New distribution and host records of 14 species from five families of the superfamily Chalcidoidea from various parts of southern and western India are presented below, based on the studies carriedExpand
Notes on Diagnosis and Biology of Aenasius bambawalei Hayat (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), a Parasitoid of the Invasive Mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Pseudococcidae)
Aenasius bambawalei Hayat (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), is a specific, solitary endoparasitoid of Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley, a major invasive pest on cotton in all the cotton growing states inExpand
First report of Encarsia dispersa Polaszek (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) as a parasitoid of rugose spiralling whitefly, Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), a recent invasive
Encarsia dispersa Polaszek (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae), an exotic parasitoid fortuitously introduced in India in the late 1990s along with spiralling whitefly, Aleurodicus dispersus RussellExpand
A review of the genus Oenopia Mulsant (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) of the Indian subcontinent, with description of a new species
Abstract Species of Oenopia Mulsant from the Indian subcontinent are reviewed. Oenopia adelgivora, sp. nov. from Sikkimis described. Adalia indica Crotch and Coccinella transgressa Mulsant areExpand
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