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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
Article Topic(s): Pathology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Rhynchospora colorata (Starrush whitetop),
AbstractInvestigates 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.
Suggested CitationW. 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.