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P-ISSN: 2708-0013, E-ISSN: 2708-0021

Acta Entomology and Zoology

2022, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Report of occurrence of Lymantria mathura (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) from Saranda Forest Division, Jharkhand, India


Author(s): Kumar Kaustubh, Rahul Joshi and SMM Hassan

Abstract: Saranda forest division is the famous Sal-forest of Jharkhand, India. Shorea robusta, commonly known as ‘Sal’ is an indigenous plant species, profusely regenerating and growing in the forest region. It is ecologically as well as economically important timber of India. Lymantria mathura Moore, [1866], commonly called Rosy Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Lymantriinae) is an established pest species of Shorea robusta (Dipterocarpaceae). As a result of taxonomic identification, a major pest species of moth, Lymantria mathura Moore, [1866] has been identified for the first time from Saranda forest division.

DOI: 10.33545/27080013.2022.v3.i1a.61

Pages: 30-33 | Views: 24 | Downloads: 7

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How to cite this article:
Kumar Kaustubh, Rahul Joshi, SMM Hassan. Report of occurrence of Lymantria mathura (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) from Saranda Forest Division, Jharkhand, India. Acta Entomol Zool 2022;3(1):30-33. DOI: 10.33545/27080013.2022.v3.i1a.61


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