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Pea Leaf Weevil

Scientific Name
Sitona lineatus
Scientific Author
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae)
Exotic species - absent from Australia

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Bright D.E. 1994. Revision of the genus Sitona (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) of North America. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 87(3):277-306.

Botha, J.H. and Hardie, D.C. 2001. GrainGuard Threat Data Sheet for the Lupin Industry in WA "Pea Leaf Weevil (Sitona lineatus)". Dept of Agriculture Western Australia, unpublished report.

Campbell White & Associates, Pty. Ltd. Grain Guard Threat Data Sheet. Risk and Impact Assessment for Pea Leaf Weevil (Sitona Lineatus) on the Lupin Industry of Western Australia, 1998.

Hoebeke E.R., Wheeler AG Jr, 1985. Sitona lineatus (L.), the pea leaf weevil: first records in eastern North America (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 87(1):216-220.

Jaworska M, 1992. On the incidence of the pea weevil, Sitona lineatus L. (Col., Curculionidae) on annual legumes. Anzeiger für Schädlingskunde, Pflanzenschutz, Umweltschutz, 65(4):70-72.

Landon F, Levieux J, Huignard J, Rougon D, Taupin P, 1995. Feeding activity of Sitona lineatus L. (Col., Curculionidae) on Pisum sativum L. (Leguminosae) during its imaginal life. Journal of Applied Entomology, 119(8):515-522.

Morris, M.G. Broad-nosed Weevils, Coleoptera: Curculionidae (Entiminae). 1997. Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects. Vol 5, Part 17a. Royal Entomological Society of London 106 pp.

O'Keeffe L.E., Homan HW, Schotzko, D.J., 1984. The pea leaf weevil. University of Idaho. College of Agriculture. Cooperative Extension System, Agricultural Experiment Station. Current Information Series No's 227 & 883.



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