International Journal of Zoology Studies

International Journal of Zoology Studies


International Journal of Zoology Studies
International Journal of Zoology Studies
Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2017)

Polymorphism in the southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula (L.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) From Chandgad Tehsil


SV More, MS Prashant, Sheetal Kadolkar, Varsha Kesarkar

While surveying bugs of agricultural crops and forest area of Chandgad Tehsil, Kolhapur during June to November 2017, many species were observed, but only 7 adults and a few nymphs of the southern green stink bug Nezara viridula were collected from the study area such as 3 species from agricultural crops, 2 species from forest areas and 2 species from common weeds. Among them, 3 color morphs species of Nezara viridula were identified and are provided with some natural images of adult species. The present study provides the host plant of nymphs and adult bugs which are pests on different agricultural crops.
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SV More, MS Prashant, Sheetal Kadolkar, Varsha Kesarkar. Polymorphism in the southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula (L.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) From Chandgad Tehsil. International Journal of Zoology Studies, Volume 2, Issue 6, 2017, Pages 239-241
International Journal of Zoology Studies