camphor shot borer, Xylosandrus mutilatus  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 1274031

camphor shot borer
Xylosandrus mutilatus (Blandford, 1894)

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Description: A close look into the ultrastructure of the mycangia yields many fungal spores and segmented hyphae. From (Kajimura and Hijii 1994) and (Kinuura 1995), the primary food source for the larvae and adults is a species-specific fungus in the genus Ambrosiella.
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Name: Doug Stone
Organization: Mississippi State University
Country: United States

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