A new palm seed host and new distribution record for Caryoborus chiriquensis (Sharp, 1885) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae)

  • Wettinia praemorsa (Willd.) Wessels Boer is recorded as a new host for Caryoborus chiriquensis (Sharp, 1885) and an estimate of damage to the seeds is given. The geographical distribution of this palm bruchid now extends to Venezuela.

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Author:Pablo Lau, Virginia Sanz, Jesús Romero Nápoles
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (0387)
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Part of Periodical
Date of Publication (online):2014/11/26
Year of first Publication:2014
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2014/11/26
Tag:Palm bruchid; Venezuela; Wettinia
Page Number:5
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell 3.0