0387. A new palm seed host and new distribution record for Caryoborus chiriquensis (Sharp, 1885) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).

Pablo Lau, Virginia Sanz, Jesús Romero Nápoles

Abstract


Wettinia praemorsa (Willd.) Wessels Boer is recorded as a new host for Caryoborus chiriquensis (Sharp, 1885) and an estimate of damage to the seeds is given. The geographical distribution of this palm bruchid now extends to Venezuela.

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