Lepidiota mansueta (Burmeister)
Taxonomic position
Insecta: Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae
Common name
Sugarcane white grub
Habitat / Crop(s) damaged

The grubs remain in the soil for about 20 months and cause heavy damage by feeding on the roots and underground portion of the stem.
Pest status
A serious pest of sugarcane in Uttar Pradesh and Assam.
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