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Rôle of Monochamus alternatus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) as a Vector of Bursaphelenchus lignicolus (Nematoda: Aphelenchoididae)
The severe damage to pine trees (Pinus densiflora and P. thunbergii) in the stands throughout southwestern Japan had been attributed to the attack of bark beetles of the families Cerambycidae,Expand
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Morphologic Characters of the Weevil Head and Phylogenetic Implications (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea)
As a result of our morphologicalobservationsofthe weevilhead, 26 charactersare singledout for thephylogneticanalysisof theprincipalfamiliesin Curculionoidea,of which 15characters are newlyExpand
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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 properlyExpand
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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),Expand
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The family Curculionidae of Japan. I. Subfamily Hylobiinae.
This is the first part of the revision of Japanese Curculionidae, treating the subfamily Hylobiinae, which contain 19 genera and 43 species. Hylobius is defined f o r t h e Piceus-group (=HygomoZy~).Expand
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A novel host shift and invaded range of a seed predator, Acanthoscelides macrophthalmus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae), of an invasive weed, Leucaena leucocephala
An endophagous seed predator, Acanthoscelides macrophthalmus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae), utilizes Neotropical Leucaena (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae). One of its hosts, Leucaena leucocephala, isExpand
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