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Apple Blossom Weevil

Scientific Name
Anthonomus pomorum
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Curculioninae: Anthonomini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Posterior Image - Female
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Caption
Korea, I. A. S. 19 May 1988. Det K. J. Kong, July 1999
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult: 3.5 to 6.0 mm long. Body black-brown coated with a fine grey pubescence. Grey V-shaped band on posterior part of elytra. Scutellum covered with white setae. Rostrum, parallel-sided, with distinct median carina, long (1/3 of body length). Fore femur with the largest tooth.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
McCaffrey, Sarah
Created
24/10/2011 10:39 AEST
Last Updated
24/10/2011 16:52 AEST
Citation
McCaffrey, Sarah (2011) Apple Blossom Weevil (Anthonomus pomorum) Updated on 10/24/2011 4:52:52 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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