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Morphologic Characters of the Weevil Head and Phylogenetic Implications (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea)
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The familyrelationship in Curculionoidea the authors inferred is mostly concordant with that in the cladogram by Marvaldi & Morrone (2000), but is very different in the positions of Scolytidae and Platypodidae, and these are considered as the independent familiesdivaricated from Curculioidea.
Establishment of Acanthoscelides pallidipennis (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) feeding in seeds of the introduced legume Amorpha fruticosa, with a new record of its Eupelmus parasitoid in Japan
A North American bruchid beetle Acanthoscelides pallidipennis (Motschulsky) was newly found on Kyushu Island, Japan, the larvae of which feed in seeds of introduced false indigo (or indigobush),
Rôle of Monochamus alternatus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) as a Vector of Bursaphelenchus lignicolus (Nematoda: Aphelenchoididae)
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It was confirmed that pine longicorn, Monochamus alternates, plays an important role as a vector of Bursaphelenchus lignicolus, and transmits Dauerlarven of the nematode into healthy pine trees via fed wound on twigs and branches mostly from the middle of May to the beginning of August, and to less extent thereafter.
A Synopsis of the Bruchid Fauna of Japan
A total of 27 species of bruchids known from Japan is revised, of which 14 species are recognized as indigenous or established including an undescribed one. Five species have not been properly
THE FAMILY CURCULIONIDAE OF JAPAN. I. SUBFAMILY HYLOBXINAE
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This is the first part of the revision of Japanese Curculionidae, treating the subfamily Hylobiinae, which contain 19 genera and 43 species, and Hylobitelus is adopted for the abietis-group as an indipendent genus.
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