Predatory effect of Alcaeorrhynchus grandis on grub and pupa of Coccinella septumpunctata

Sundar Pal, Prabhat Tiwari
2019 International Journal of Agricultural Invention  
Lady bird beetle, Coccinella septumpunctata is a predator in the nature on different soft body insect in different crops. This beetle is beneficial for farmers as bio control agents but in nature, it population being affected by Alcaerorrhynchus grandis which is act as a predator on larval and pupal stages. It is a sting bug that sucks the body just of this insect. In Coccinella septumpunctata, 50 per cent population of grub and 100 per cent population of pupa was show predatory effect were
more » ... ory effect were noticed at 15th SW.
doi:10.46492/ijai/2020.5.1.18 fatcat:rua6edysszbi3neewtxvaexdxy