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Mango seed weevil

Scientific Name
Sternochetus olivieri
Scientific Author
(Faust)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Risk
Medium
Status
Native Thailand Pest Species
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Pronotum: medially with a conspicuous carina(keel) in basal 2/3 of length, which is flanked on either side by a line of white scales and its anterior end (in middle of pronotum) by tuft of dense,erect black scales.

Elytra: large, whitish macula (patch)stretching from just behind humeri(shoulders) to top of declivity,inscribing a black, inverted medial triangle before middle of length and sometimes posteriorly interrupted by a fainter, dark, transverse band above declivity.

Aedeagus: with sides nearly parallel, apically broadly rounded and no internal scerites.
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Ittipon Bannakan
Author
Ittipon Bannakan
Created
22/06/2011 05:14 AEST
Last Updated
22/06/2011 18:07 AEST
Citation
Ittipon Bannakan (2011) Mango seed weevil (Sternochetus olivieri) Updated on 6/22/2011 6:07:41 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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