First Record of Termatophylum orientale Poppius (Hemiptera: Miridae: Deraeocorinae) from India with Biological Note
Termatophylum orientale Poppius is being reported for the first time from India. It was collected from Mangifera indica (Mango, Anacardiaceae), Carica papaya (Papaya, Caricaceae) and Peltophorum pterocarpum (Copperpod, Fabaceae) where it shares niche along with other predators like anthocorids, geocorids and pests like thrips, mites and lepidopteran larvae. For the first time rearing protocol and biology has been given for this mirid.
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