Thursday, March 10, 2011


Location : Palode, Thiruvananthapuram

Host Plant : Asparagus racemosus  (Satavari  in Malayalam)

20-12-2010 – In a dried Asparagus plant the bug is seen laying eggs. After laying the eggs it is covered with a powder-like material. The material is coming from the ventral part of the bug.

03-01-2011 -  Emerged out. It is wasp
Only some eggs are hatched. There is some more to emerge. So the eggs are kept again. May be some eggs are parasite by wasp.

17-01-2011 – Balance eggs emerged out.

Small bugs. Above 50 in number.
                           1.5 mm in length

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