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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: THE PLUM CURCULIO, CONOTRACHELUS NENUPHAR HERBST (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE))

Author
item Vincent, Charles
item Chovinard, Gerald
item Leskey, Tracy

Submitted to: Encyclopedia of Entomology
Publication Type: Popular publication
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/24/2002
Publication Date: N/A
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Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar Herbst (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is an important pest of pome and stone fruit orchards in North America. The insect is distributed from Quebec to Florida, east of the Rockies and in Utah. Two strains are found: a northern and a southern strain, which have respectively one and two generations per year.

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