Fishtail palm, Caryota urens L. – a new host plant record for the arecanut spindle bug, Volkeliopsis arecae (Miller & China) (Heteroptera: Miridae)

K.M. Shameem, S.R. Hiremath, K.D. Prathapan


Fishtail palm, Caryota urens L. (Arecaceae) is reported as a host plant for the arecanut spindle bug, Volkeliopsis arecae (Miller & China) (Heteroptera: Miridae), for the first time.


Pest, India

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