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Pea weevil

Scientific Name
Bruchus pisorum
Scientific Author
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae)
Status
Exotic Species Outbreak in Australia
Reliability
High
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Ex. peas from Greece 16 June 1965, Barnes
Source
Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes

Larva: 5 to 6 mm, slightly curved, brown head, yellowish white body.

Adult: 4 to 4,5 mm. Prothorax 1.5 x broader than long, slightly broader at the base,  femora black, yellow tibiae and tarsi, Elytra with spots with and and red, pygidium with two large black spots.

 


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