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Origin and dispersal of the boll weevil.
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The question of the origin and dispersal of the boll weevil has been a subject of interest since the species first became known as a pest in the United States in the early 1890's.
Morphology of the Reproductive Systems of the Cotton Boll Weevil (Coleoptera, Curculionidae)
The genitalia and reproductive organs of the reproducing male and female cotton boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman, are described and illustrated. Descriptions are given of the musculature
Host Plants of the Boll Weevil
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Plant species first reported herein as hosts of the boll weevil are: Gossypium harknessii Brandg.
Systematics of Species of Anthonomus Germar Previously Assigned to Tachypterellus Fall and Cockerell (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
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Variation in structural features, particularly size and size-dependent characters, is marked in A. quadrigibbus and appears largely dependent on size of host plant fruit rather than host plant taxonomic category.
Reproduction and Development of the Potato Stalk Borer, (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with Notes on Field Biology
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Limited field observations indicated that the PSB is univoltine in Texas and overwinters in the adult stage inside the stalks of horsenettles and generation mortality was highest during the larva stage.
Bionomics of Several North American Species of Anthonomus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
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The present account includes the first report of the species from Mexico, a new host record, and the first descriptions of its larval and pupal stages.
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