Natural incidence of pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) on okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench)

  • M. Shankara Murthy Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, Bheemarayanagudi 585 287, UAS, Raichur, Karnataka, India
  • S. K. Nagaraj Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, Bheemarayanagudi 585 287, UAS, Raichur, Karnataka, India
  • A. Prabhuraj Department of Entomology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur 584 104, Karnataka, India

Abstract

Natural incidence of pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella on okra, its nature and extent of damage is reported. Adult external morphology and characters of male and female genitalia are described with photographs.

Published
2018-06-08
How to Cite
Murthy, M. S., Nagaraj, S. K., & Prabhuraj, A. (2018). Natural incidence of pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) on okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench). ENTOMON, 43(2), 141-144. Retrieved from https://www.entomon.in/index.php/Entomon/article/view/377
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Short Communications