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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(8): 2971-2983
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.315


Morphological and Genitalia Description of Peanut Seed Beetle Caryedon serratus Oliver (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Bruchinae)
J. Manjunath1*, K. Manjula2, K.V. Hariprasad2, T. Muralikrishna3,  T.N.V.K.V. Prasad3 and B. Ravindra Reddy2
1Regional Agricultural Research Station, Nandyal-518502, Kurnool District, A.P., India
2S.V Agricultural College, Tirupati-517502, Chittoor District, A.P., India
3Institute of Frontier Technologies, Regional Agricultural Research Station, Tirupati-517502, Chittoor District, A.P., India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Peanut seed beetle is one of the major pest in stored groundnut pods and kernels in India. The morphological features head and pronotum, elytra, legs, abdomen and pygidium of Caryedon serratus was explained descriptively with the help of key notes and dissected and genitalia of male and female adult insect were depicted with camera lucida and genitalia characters are descriptions are explained.


Keywords: Groundnut bruchid, Peanut seed beetle, Caryedon serratus, Arachis hypogaea, pygidium and genitalia
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Manjunath, J., K. Manjula, K.V. Hariprasad, T. Muralikrishna, T.N.V.K.V. Prasad and Ravindra Reddy, B. 2018. Morphological and Genitalia Description of Peanut Seed Beetle Caryedon serratus Oliver (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Bruchinae).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(8): 2971-2983. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.315