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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2016, Vol. 3 Issue 3, Part C

Report of aggregation behavior in sweet potato bug, Physomerus grossipes (Fabricius) (Hemiptera: Coreidae) from Nasik, Maharashtra on Gardenia latifolia plant

Author(s):

ME Hassan, Paramita Mukherjee and B Biswas

Abstract:
Heavy infestation of sweet potato bug, Physomerus grossipes (Fabricius) recorded from Maharashtra on Gardenia latifolia plant. Several clusters of Physomerus grossipes (Fabricius) were recorded for the first time from the upper branches of the Gardenia latifolia plant (about 20 ft.). Measurements of different body parts and ratios were calculated as additional diagnostic characters and to understand the significance of aggregation behavior.

Pages: 192-196  |  1007 Views  27 Downloads

How to cite this article:
ME Hassan, Paramita Mukherjee and B Biswas. Report of aggregation behavior in sweet potato bug, Physomerus grossipes (Fabricius) (Hemiptera: Coreidae) from Nasik, Maharashtra on Gardenia latifolia plant. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2016;3(3):192-196.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies