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Bionomics of Odoiporus longicollis Olivier (Coleoptera: Rhynchophoridae) on banana plant (Musa paradisica).
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Black and reddish brown adults were recorded from the splitted pseudostems of the damaged banana plants and colour difference represents a phenomenon of non sex limited variation in conspecific sympatric phena of the pest.
EFFICIENCY OF DIFFERENT LIGHT SOURCES IN LIGHT TRAPS IN MONITORING INSECT DIVERSITY
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Field observations were undertaken for studying the effect of three light sources in light traps on insect catch and relationship with weather parameters and revealed that coleopterans dominate the catches, followed by hemipterans, hymenopterans and lepidopterans.
Review of the genus Geotragus Schoenherr, 1845 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), with description of a new species from the Indian subcontinent
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The entimine weevil genus Geotragus Schoenherr, 1845 from the Indian subcontinent is reviewed, and a new species from Myanmar, G. shanensis sp.
Revision of the genus Indomias Marshall (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae, Tanymecini) from India
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Twenty-five species of the genus Indomias Marshall (1941) known from India are revised, their taxonomic characters and economic importance are discussed, and fourteen new species are described.
Review of the genus Hemerus Marshall (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae) from India
The Cyphicerini weevil genus Hemerus Marshall (Curculionidae, Entiminae) is herein reviewed, and its lone species, Hemerus virens Marshall is redescribed. The salient taxonomic characters at the
Bionomics of Cionus Hortulans Geoffroy (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) A Weevil Pest of Medicinal Plant Verbascum Thapsus (Hairy Mullein)
Cionus hortulans Geoffroy has been observed as a major pest of Verbascum thapsus, an important medicinal plant. Both larvae and adults feed externally on the tender leaves and young blossoms causing
Diagnoses and re-description of Coccinellid beetles, Stethorus rani Kapur and Stethorus aptus Kapur (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) preying on tea red spider mite Oligonychus coffeae Nietner (Acari:
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The present study of the surface morphology with SEM puts forward the differences observed in the size of the punctures on pronotum of two species and the proportion of elytral length versus width as additional diagnostic characters of significance.
Eusynnada, a resurrected genus of Ochyromerina (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Curculioninae: Tychiini), with description of a second species from India and Thailand.
Eusynnada is resurrected as a valid genus of Ochyromerina and includes the type species E. plaxoides Heller and a related second new species, E. canariumi sp. nov., from Andaman Island (India) and
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