Xylosandrus morigerus

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Xylosandrus morigerus (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Simon Hinkley & Ken Walker Museum Victoria
Source: PaDIL

Xylosandrus morigerus (Blandford) - (brown coffee borer)

The beetles infests twigs and roots of coffee and other crops. The adult are 1.5 mm long.

Vernacular names
• English: brown coffee borer
• Português: broca-do-cacaueiro

Publications covering Xylosandrus morigerus

Florida Entomologist (2019) 102, 486-489
Jhunior A. Morillo and Amy Berkov (2019)
Alien scolytines on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

Ecology and Evolution (2012) 2, 247-257
Hanne F. Andersen, Bjarte H. Jordal, Marius Kambestad and Lawrence R. Kirkendall (2012)
Improbable but true: the invasive inbreeding ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus morigerus has generalist genotypes

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (2006) 99, 121-143
C.E. Causton, S.B. Peck, B.J. Sinclair, L. Roque-Albelo, C.J. Hodgson and B. Landry (2006)
Alien insects: Threats and implications for conservation of Galápagos islands