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Abstract

STUDIES ON BIOLOGY OF HENOSEPILACHNA VIGINTIOCTOPUNCTATA (FAB.) ON BITTER GOURD

R. Shanmugapriyan*, K. M. Remia and V. Dhanalakshmi

ABSTRACT

Spotted beetle, Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata (Fab.)
(Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is one of the major pest on bitter gourd,
Momordica charantia in South India. An experiment was conducted to
study the biology of Epilachna beetle on bitter gourd under laboratory
condition. Oviposition, fecundity, larval development, adult emergence
and longevity of this pest had been recorded. The average fecundity
rate was 284.79 numbers. Eggs hatched within 3 to 4 days. The larval
development extended up to 11.99 days. The larvae pass through four
moults with an average period of 3.25, 2.98, 2.55 and 3.22 days for
first, second, third and fourth instar, respectively. Adult emergence appeared between 4 to 7
days. The beetles took 19 to 21 days to develop from egg to adult. The longevity of male and
females of epilachna beetle was 44.39 and 52.68 days, respectively.

Keywords: Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata, Momordica charantia, Oviposition, Fecundity, Incubation, Instars, Adult emergence, Longevity.


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