First record of four colour morphs of the southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula (L.) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), from Madhya Pradesh, India

Abstract : 

During the several faunastic surveys of Madhya Pradesh by the Zoological Survey of India Jabalpur since 1960, many specimens of southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula (L.), were collected. The collection revealed the presence of four morphs showing the phenomenon of colour polymorphism. These entire colour morphs are the new records for Madhya Pradesh. All the specimens have been submitted to ZSI, Jabalpur.

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Nezara viridula (L.), Polymorphism, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Author(s) : , K. Chandra, S. Kushwaha, K. Tyagi
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