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International Journal of Agricultural and Applied Sciences, June 2022, 3(1):120-123


ISSN: 2582-8053


Research Article


New record of Chiasmia emersaria (Walker, 1861) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) from Jamshedpur, Jaharkhand (India), with distribution and host plants


Akhlaq Husain 1 *,Hishmi Jamil Husain2, Jahir Rayhan3 and Wajid Hasan4

1(Zoological Survey of India, Former Scientist-E), 41, Hari Vihar, Vijay Park, Chakrata Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

2Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity Management, Corporate Sustainability, Tata Steel Ltd., Commercial Centre, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India.

3Zoology of Department, University of Chittagong, Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh

4Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jehanabad, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bihar, India

Corresponding author e-mail: drakhlaqhusain@gmail.com

(Received: 01/07/2021; Revised: 27/04/2022; Accepted: 05/06/2022)



The present communication deals with the new record of Chiasmia emersaria (Walker, 1861), a geometrid moth, from Jamshedpur, Jharkhand (India), with its systematic account, distribution, host plants and natural control measure.

Keywords: New record, Chiasmia emersaria, Jamshedpur.