They are not beetles but Jewel bugs [Chrysocoris stolli].
--- On Wed, 2/16/11, Prashant awale <pka...@gmail.com> wrote:
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Pankaj Kumar Ph.D. (Orchidaceae)
Greater Kailash Sacred Landscape Project
Department of Habitat Ecology
Wildlife Institute of India
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Dehradun - 248001, India
On Feb 17, 7:46 pm, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> This is very strange. Does this bug love Euphorbiaceae plants? If
> anyone can throw some light on this. May be it loves Euphorbian latex
> I have seen it on Securinega most of the times.
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 11:45 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks to Nayan ji who had provided me this ID long ago !!
> > This herbaceous shrub is not a climbing herb as much have observed in
> > forests around Thane ... though of course, the plant often grows slant up to
> > a metre or two.
> > Regards.
> > Dinesh.
> > On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 11:33 PM, Prashant awale <pkaw...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Perfect. Thanks Dinesh for the ID. I had seen this plant for the first
> >> time.
> >> I had spotted 2 beetles on it and both gave good pose to my camera.
> >> regards
> >> Prashant
> >> 2011/2/16 Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com>
> >>> Baliospermum montanum ... commonly known as: red physic nut, wild castor,
> >>> wild croton, wild sultan seed • Bengali: দন্তী danti, দন্তিগাছ dantigaacha •
> >>> Hindi: दन्ती danti • Kannada: ದಮ್ತಿ damti, ಕಾಡು ಹರಳು kaadu haralu, ನಾಗದಮ್ತಿ
> >>> naagadamti • Konkani: baktumbo • Malayalam: ചെറിയദന്തി ceriyadanthi,
> >>> നാഗദന്തി naagadanthi • Marathi: दंती danti, कातरी katari • Nepalese: अजय पाल
> >>> ajaya pal, दुधे झार dudhe jhaar • Oriya: ଏକ ପ୍ରକାରର ଔଷଧ • Sanskrit: दन्ती
> >>> danti, दन्तिका dantika, दीर्घ dirgha, एरण्डपत्रिका erandhapatrika, एरण्डफला
> >>> erandhaphala, मकूलकः makulakah, नागदन्ती nagadanti, नागविन्ना nagavinna,
> >>> निकुम्भः nikumbha, प्रत्यक्श्रेणी pratyaksreni, रेचनी rechani, रूक्षा
> >>> ruksha, शीघ्रा shigra, विशल्य vishalya, उडुम्बरपर्णी udumbaraparni • Tamil:
> >>> பேயாமணக்கு pey-amanakku • Telugu: అడవి ఆముదము adavi amudamu, కొండ ఆముదము
> >>> kond amudamu, నేల జీడి nela jidi, నేపాళము nepalamu
> >>> Regards.
> >>> Dinesh
> >>> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 11:02 PM, Prashant awale <pkaw...@gmail.com>
Sending some of my photographs of the Jewel Bug [Chrysocoris stolli] taken at my farm at Shahapur.
--- On Thu, 2/17/11, Smilax004 <giby.ku...@gmail.com> wrote: