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The Bihar hairy caterpillar, Spilosoma (=Diacrisia) obliqua (Walker) (Arctiidae: Lepidoptera), is an intermittent pest widely distributed in India, China, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan (Crop Protection Compendium, 2004).
Hence, we conducted the present study to enumerate the extent of resistance among the wild and cultivated jute species based on comparative egg laying preference and biology, and to establish the biochemical basis of resistance against jute hairy caterpillar.
field crickets, cockroaches, hairy caterpillars and ground beetles.
We sat in the office yesterday, watching the football and could only look back on the days when every top-flight outfit had at least four players who considered a hairy caterpillar on their face as the height of haute couture.
I'm talking a giant, black, hairy caterpillar right between the eyes.
A hairy caterpillar with pairs of blue and red spots along its back has fallen off the leaf of your favourite tree smack on to your head
In an experiment to examine ant response to caterpillar hairs, I offered two hairy caterpillar species, Tarchon sp.
It is a hairy caterpillar in the Order of moths and butterflies.
Among all the foliage insect pests Leaf roller (Ancylis sativa; Synclera univocalis Wlk), Hairy caterpillar (Euproctis fraterna Moore) and Jujube beetle (Adoretus pallens Har) are the s erious foliage insect pests [10- 15].
He always carried a machete to hack through the jungle, and he'd knock on my door brandishing this machete with a little hairy caterpillar on it just for me.
SCARY MOMENT: My most uncomfortable experience was when I went to bed with a large, hairy caterpillar.
It took him nine years to lose the mullet and hairy caterpillar eyebrows before landing the role of Dr Doug Ross on ER.
When I saw the remains of a big hairy caterpillar on the ground, I felt myself retch.
The most unforgettable experience I had in Australia was when I went to bed with a large, hairy caterpillar," he says.