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Suitability of monocots for rearing alien coconut pest Brontispa longissima (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Author(s): W. Sugeno, K. Kawazu, S. Takano, S. Nakamura, A. Mochizuki

Year: 2011

Volume: 104
Issue: 4
Pages: 682-687

Article Topic(s): Pathology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Rhynchospora colorata (Starrush whitetop),

Abstract

Investigates the potential for larval development of the alien coconut pest Brontispa longissima on 15 monocots. One species tested was Rhynchospora colorata but results indicate that this species is not a possible food plant of the coconut pest.

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W. Sugeno, K. Kawazu, S. Takano, S. Nakamura, and A. Mochizuki. "Suitability of monocots for rearing alien coconut pest Brontispa longissima (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)." Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104.4 (2011): 682-687.

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ISSN: 0013-8746
DOI: 10.1603/an10146

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