Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

First record of broad headed bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Alydidae) on shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) from Jharkhand, India.

Abstract

Two broad headed bugs Leptocorisa acuta (Thunberg) and Riptortus linearis (Fabricius) were observed to cause considerable damage by sucking the sap of tender shoot and leaves of Dalbergia sissoo in nursery and young plantations of Jharkhand. The present findings document a new record of host plant (Dalbergia sissoo) of these bugs from Jharkhand, India.