Potential phytophagous insects of Pteridium revolutum (Blume) Nakai, an invasive fern

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M.S. Arjun
S. Gopakumar


The article reports an observation on the phytophagous behaviour by the insect larvae of two insect species on a fern, Pteridium revolutum, which is fast emerging as an invasive plant species threatening local biodiversity and wildlife in Kerala State, India.

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M.S. Arjun, Department of Natural Resource Management, College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, Kerala 680656, India.

Arjun Memuttathu Sajeevan  


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