New Record of Jauravia assamensis Kapur (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from Peninsular India


  • P B Patil Department of Zoology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur 416004, Maharashtra
  • S M Gaikwad Department of Zoology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur 416004, Maharashtra



Ladybird beetle, Jauravia assamensis, new record, Peninsular India, Western Ghats, plants, life stages, dignostics, occurrence


The genus Jauravia (Coccinellidae: Coleoptera) is distributed in Myanmar, Sri Lanka, India and Nepal. This study documents the occurrence of J. assamensis Kapur on eight plants from Kolhapur and Satara, Maharashtra, India. Its distribution in Assam, Manipur and Meghalaya is known. This occurrence in the Western Ghats and peninsular India is detailed in this study along with the associated host plants, and life stages (larva, pupa and adult) in addition to its diagnostics.


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Patil, P. B., & Gaikwad, S. M. (2023). New Record of <i>Jauravia assamensis</i> Kapur (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from Peninsular India. Indian Journal of Entomology, 85(3), 737–739.



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