Flower visitors to cherimoya, Annona cherimola (Magnoliales: Annonaceae) in Japan

  title={Flower visitors to cherimoya, Annona cherimola (Magnoliales: Annonaceae) in Japan},
  author={Morio Tsukada and Hirokazu Higuchi and Takayuki Furukawa and Akihiro Yoshida},
  journal={Applied Entomology and Zoology},
The cherimoya is an orchard tree that is not pollinated by bees. To identify likely pollinators, and to describe community diversity, we surveyed flower visitors at four sites in Wakayama and Mie prefectures, and found 569 individuals from 31 species of arthropods. Two of these species were arachnid and the others were insects. The most abundant species in terms of per capita density was Mimemodes monstrosus (Rhizophagidae), followed by species in the genus Phloeonomus (Staphylinidae) and… Expand

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