Image Number: 5319059

Derm shiny black with markings formed of small round whitish scales which can easily be abraded. Prothorax with very sparse small scales (always present on the propleurae) and fairly dense strip from the base to the middle; Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands Province, Konkuwa, 4 miles NE of Kainantu, 3.Dec.2002, ex avocado, D. Putulan.
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Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Curculionoidea
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Entiminae
Tribe: Celeuthetini
Genus: Oribius
Subject: Oribius destructor Marshall, 1957
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Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Tuesday, December 4, 2007