Two new agricultural pests of Conotrachelus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Molytinae) in South America

Publication Type:Journal Article
:1995
Authors:C. W. O'Brien, Couturier G.
Journal:Annales de la Société Entomologique de France
Volume:31
Pagination:227-235
Date Published:Septembre
Type of Article:Article
:0037-9271
:Conotrachelus dubiae, Conotrachelus eugeniae, Conotrachelus umbrinus
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Two new species of Conotrachelus from Peru are described. Illustrations of their habitus and of pertinent parts of their genitalia are provided. Notes on their biologies and bionomic information regarding their agricultural host plants (araza, Eugenia stipitata and camu-camu, Myrciaria dubia) are included. Conotrachelus deletangi Hustache is treated as a junior synonym of Conotrachelus umbrinus Fiedler (syn. nov.).

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