American palm weevil, Rhynchophorus palmarum  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 5321036

American palm weevil
Rhynchophorus palmarum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Main vector of the nematode Bursaphelenchus cocophilus which causes the disease known as red ring/little leaf syndrome. This disease affects coconut and oil palms in the American tropics.
Image type: Museum
Subject Gender: Pair
Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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Name: Pest and Diseases Image Library
Country: Australia

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Image Number: 5321036

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Image uploaded on Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image Information last updated on Friday, December 07, 2007