biological agents

Article Title: biological agents


Science & Technology Prelims Plus

Researchers have found two antlion species for first time in India, Thailand and Vietnam.

They are Pseudoformicaleo nubecula and Creoleon cinnamomeus and were found in Kerala.

About Antlion: Belong to family of insects. Comparison with damselflies: Although both have morphological resemblance, antlions are distinguished by their long, distinct antennae.

Ecological Significance: Being carnivorous, they serve as biological agents to destroy the harmful pests.