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Indian Journal of Entomology
Year : 2019, Volume : 81, Issue : 1
First page : ( 108) Last page : ( 126)
Print ISSN : 0367-8288. Online ISSN : 0974-8172.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-8172.2019.00021.X

Wood-Boring longhorn beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) of agroforest ecosystem in India

Kariyanna B.3, Gupta Rajeev*, Mohan M.1, Vitali Francesco2

Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, 492012

1ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore, 560024

2National Museum of Natural History of Luxembourg, Münster Rd. 24, L-2160 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

3Current address: University of Agriculture Science, Raichur, Karnataka, 584101

*Corresponding author Email: mohan_iari@yahoo.com

Online published on 30 April, 2019.

Abstract

The members of longhorn beetles are basically phytophagous and many are wood boring causing significant damage to many plants. This study discusses 28 species of such beetles belonging to 17 tribes, 24 genera and four subfamilies of agriculturally importance. Of these 13 species belong to the Lamiinae, 12 to Cerambycinae, two of Prioninae and one of Lepturinae. These had been collected from agriculture lands, fruits and plantation orchards. Brief descriptions of these along with synonyms, host range and distribution details are provided, of which 15 species are new records from different states of India.

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Keywords

Longhorn beetles, agroforests, synonyms, description, hosts, distribution, Lamiinae, Cerambycinae, Prioninae, Lepturinae, new records.

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