6. Summary and Conclusions: 1. The anatomy of the adult thorax in eight different species of sugarcane moth borers,viz., S. nivella, Chilo tumidicostalis, Chilo zonellus, Chilotræa infuscatellus, C. auricilia, Bissetia steniellus, Emmalocera depressella andSesamia inferens is described in detail. 2. The diagnostic characters such as the presence or absence of the median carina, modifications of the median transverse ridge and the presence of the spines on the legs have been observed to be quite reliable characters for the proper identification of these insects. 3. Finally a table showing various modifications of different important structures in different species has been furnished.
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