Behavioral aspects and predation of seeds of Cardiospermum grandiflorum Swartz (Sapindaceae) by Cissoanthonomus tuberculipennis Hustache (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

  • For the first time in Brazil, the weevil Cissoanthonomus tuberculipennis Hustache, 1939 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) are reported preying on seeds of Cardiospermum grandiflorum Swartz (Sapindaceae). Observations are presented on oviposition and larval behavior, pupation site, and adult emergence. Photos of host plant, egg, larva, pupa and adult are provided.

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Author:Silvana Lampert, Marcoandre Savaris, Germano H. Rosado-Neto, Paulo Roberto Valle da Silva Pereira
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-327627
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (0320)
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Part of Periodical
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2014/01/07
Date of first Publication:2013/10/11
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2014/01/07
Tag:Brazil; balloon vine; host plants; immature; weevil
Page Number:4
HeBIS-PPN:352734523
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