Occurrence of Pentatomid Bug Degonetus serratus (Distant) on Teak


  • S M Chavan Agriculture Experimental Station, Navsari Agricultural University, Paria 396 145, Gujarat, India.




Pentatomid Bug, Degonetus serratus, Heteroptera, Tectona grandis, Sporadic Infestation, Gujarat, New Report, Egges, Nymphs, Adult, Feeding.


A pentatomid bug,Degonetus serratus (Distant) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) was found infesting on teak plants during a field visit to forest areas of Tapi district, South Gujarat, The infestation was found sporadic along the river side teak plantation. This paper presents the first report of the occurrence of D. serratus and its sporadic infestation on teak from Gujarat.


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S M Chavan, Agriculture Experimental Station, Navsari Agricultural University, Paria 396 145, Gujarat, India.





How to Cite

Chavan, S. M. (2023). Occurrence of Pentatomid Bug <i>Degonetus serratus</i> (Distant) on Teak. Indian Journal of Entomology, 86(2), 603–605. https://doi.org/10.55446/IJE.2023.644



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