genus Dysdercus

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Synonyms for genus Dysdercus

a genus of slender long-legged bugs that feed on the developing seeds of cotton and stain it

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The identity and geographical distribution of the Indian species of the genus Dysdercus Boisduval (Hemiptera: Pyrrhocoridae).
Freeman (1947) revised the genus Dysdercus Guerin Meneville from old world, the pests of malvacian plants, mainly cotton.
cit.) categorised the genus Dysdercus in four groups and placed Dysdercus melanoderes Karsch in group I without vertical processes in the pygophore with species (excluding D.