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Abstract

The Food Plants of Indian Forest Insects. Parts I and II.

Abstract

These lists of food-plants of Indian forest insects form part of a series of annotated lists of those species of which the food-plants are known, with their distribution and feeding habits. The data obtained are largely incidental to investigations carried out on a few of the principal timber trees, the records being for the most part new. Some of the more important Coleopterous insects dealt with include the Anthribids, Araecerus fasciculatus, De G., in Areca catechu and in Papilionaceae; Eucorynus crassicornis, F., in Shorea robusta and Terminalia tomentosa[Terminalia elliptica]; Phloeobius apicalis, Wlk., in Xylia dolabriformis[Xylia xylocarpa]; Physopterus agrestis, Boh., in S. robusta; Xylinades plagiatus, Jord., in S. robusta and X. dolabriformis; the Bostrychids, Apate submedia, Wlk., in Casuarina equisetifolia; Bostrychopsis parallela, Lesne, in Dendrocalamus strictus; Dinoderus brevis, Horn, in D. strictus and S. robusta; D. distinctus, Lesne, in Mangifera indica; D. minutus, F., and D. pilifrons, Lesne, in D. strictus and bamboos; Heterobostrychus aequalis, Waterh., in Bombax malabaricum, D. strictus, S. robusta and other plants; H. pileatus, Lesne, and H. unicornis, Lesne, in S. robusta; Sinoxylon anale, Lesne, in Acacia catechu, M. indica, S. robusta and other plants; S. atratum, Lesne, in A. catechu and Anogeissus latifolia; S. capillatum, Lesne, in Albizzia lebbek, S. robusta and other plants; S. crassum, Lesne, in A. catechu and Albizzia procera; Xylodectes ornatus, Lesne, in Acacia catechu and Terminalia belerica; Xylopsocus capucinus, F., in M. indica; Xylothrips flampes, 111., in M. indica, S, robusta and Theobroma cacao; the Brenthid, Hormocerus reticulatus, Lund, in Bombax malabaricum[Bombax ceiba] and Castanopsis tribuloides; the Bruchid, Caryoborus (Pachymerus) gonager, F., in Bauhinia malabarica, B. racemosa, Cassia spp., Casuarina equisetifolia, Prosopis juliflora and Tamarindus indica; the Buprestids, Acmaeodera kerremansi, Stebb., in Dalbergia sissoo; A. stictipennis, C. & G., in Bauhinia vahlii and S. robusta; Agrilus birmanicus, Kerr., in D. sissoo; Ancylocheira geométrica, C. & G., n Pinus longifolia; A. kashmirensis, Fairm., in Cedrus deodara; Anthaxia notaticollis, Chevr., and A. osmastoni, Stebb., in Pinus longifolia; Belionota prasina, Thunb., in Mangifera indica, Psidium guyava and other plants; Capnodis indica, Thoms., in Eugenia jambolana[Syzygium cumini] and Pinus longifolia; Chrysochroa (Megaloxantha) bicolor, F., in Theobroma cacao and Xylia dolabriformis[Xylia xylocarpa]; Chrysobothris indica, C. & G., in Shorea robusta and Terminalia tomentosa[Terminalia elliptica]; C. quadraticollis, Kerr., in T. tomentosa; C. sexnotata, Gory, in S. robusta; Psiloptera (Lampetis) fastuosa, F., in Acacia arábica and Tectona grandis; P. (L.) viridans, Kerr., in Shorea robusta and T. tomentosa; Sphenoptera aterrima, Kerr., and S. lafertii, Thoms., in Cedrus deodara; the Cerambycids, Acanthophorus serraticornis, Oliv., in Mangifera indica and S. robusta; Aegosoma costipenne, White, in Tectona grandis; Aeolesthes holosericea, F., in Acacia arábica, Butea frondosa, Cedrela toona, Pinus longifolia, S. robusta and other plants; Aeolesthes sarta, Solsky, in Platanus orientalis and other plants; Ceresium nilgiriense, Gahan, in Shorea robusta; C. zeylanicum, White, in Heritiera fornes and S, robusta; Criocephalus tibetanus, Sharp, in Cedrus deodara and Pinus gerardiana; Derolus volvulus, F., in Bombax malabaricum, S. robusta and Xylia dolabriformis; Dialeges pauper, F., in Milletia auriculata and S. robusta; Diorthus cinereus, White, in Bauhinia vahlii, Heritiera fames and S. robusta; Euryphagus lundi, F., in S. robusta; Gelonaetha hirta, Fairm., in H. fomes and Tectona grandis; Hoplocerambyx spinicornis, Newm., in Shorea obtusa, S. robusta and other plants; Hypoeschrus indicus, Gahan, in S. robusta; Lophosternus hugelii, Redt., in Pyrus malus, Quercus ilex and Q. incana; Leptura rubriola, Bates, in Cedrus deodara and Picea morinda; Macrotoma crenata, F., in Quercus dilatata and Bombax malabaricum[Bombax ceiba]; M. plagiata, Waterh., in Heritiera fomes; Nothorhina muricata, Dalm., in Pinus longifolia; Nyphasia apicalis, Gahan, in S. robusta; Perissus muta-bilis, Gahan, in S. robusta; Plocaederus obesus, Gahan, in B. malabaricum, Butea frondosa and S. robusta; Purpuricenus montanus, White, in Pinus excelsa; Rhytidodera robusta, Gahan, in S. robusta; Stromatium barbatum, F., from a large number of food-plants; S. longicorne, Newm., in Tectona grandis; Tetropium oreinum, Gahan, in Cedrus deodara; Xylotrechus buqueti, C. & G., in Shorea robusta; X. gahani, Steb., in Ficus elastica; X. smei, C. & G., in Butea frondosa, Shorea robusta and other plants; X. quadripes, Chevr., in Tectona grandis and Coffea robusta; Xystrocera globosa, Oliv., in Albizzia lebbek, Bombax malabaricum and other plants.