Incidence of parasites ofLymantria obfuscata [Lymantriidae: Lepidoptera] in Kashmir

@article{Masoodi2006IncidenceOP,
  title={Incidence of parasites ofLymantria obfuscata [Lymantriidae: Lepidoptera] in Kashmir},
  author={M. Masoodi and A. R. Trali and A. M. Bhat and R. K. Tikoo and R. Nehru},
  journal={Entomophaga},
  year={2006},
  volume={31},
  pages={401-404}
}
  • M. Masoodi, A. R. Trali, +2 authors R. Nehru
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • Entomophaga
  • Incidence of parasites ofLymantria obfuscata Walker [Lymantriidae: Lepidoptera] was studied in Kashmir during 1983 and 1984. The only egg parasite reared wasAnastatus kashmirensis Mathur parasitising between 4.49 to 11.92 percent of eggs. From 15 study sites as many as 10475 larvae of different stages and pupae were collected and reared in laboratory.Exorista rossica [Tachinidae: Diptera] was recorded to parasitize upto 8.42 per cent of larvae compared to 0.89 percent byCompsilura sp… CONTINUE READING
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