Incidence of Parasitic Mite, Bochartia Sp. On Zoophytophagous Mirid Bug, Nesidiocoris tenuis Reuter (Heteroptera: Miridae) at Tetra-trophic Level on Tomato in India
Incidence of larvae of parasitic mite Bochartia sp. (Acarina: Erythraeidae) on zoophytophagous mirid bug, Nesidiocoris tenuis Reuter (Heteroptera: Miridae) is reported at fourth (tetra-) trophic level in the food chain comprising of tomato crop (first trophic level), insect pests viz., neonate larvae of Spodoptera litura and Helicoverpa armigera (second trophic level), predatory mirid bug, N. tenuis (third-trophic level).
Nesidiocoris tenuis, Bochartia Sp., Tomato, Tetra-Trophic Level.
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