mango seed weevil, Sternochetus mangiferae  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 5322030

mango seed weevil
Sternochetus mangiferae (Fabricius, 1775)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Body compact, 7.5-9.5mm long, black, greyish or covered with yellowish scales; pronotum subparallel sided in basal one-third only; elytra with interstices 3,5 and 7 strongly carinate, indistinct oblique pale humeral stripe, elongate (6:4), gradually declivous behind. Similar to S. fridigus in which the pronotum is parallel sided in basal half, elytra shorter (5:4), strongly declivous behind, profemora slender, not clavate; Australia: Thursday Island, Torres Strait collected 4 Nov 2004 by M. Weinert and S, Barclay, GPS 10 34.8792 S and 142 12.8522 E . Survey Collection no : is KAH 149. Det. by D. MacLeod,9 Nov 2004.
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Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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