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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  |  960 Views  15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
ME Hassan, Paramita Mukherjee, 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