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Acanthoscelides

Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Chrysomelidaeweevils inculding the bean weevil.

Etymologies

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From New Latin acanth ("spine") + Ancient Greek  (skelos, "leg") +‎ -ides.

Examples

  • Rodrigues and Pratissoli (1990) carried out small-scale laboratory trials to evaluate the pathogenicity of Beauveria brongniartii and M. anisopliae for Sitophilus zeamais and Acanthoscelides obtectus.

    Chapter 8

  • The effectiveness of teflubenzuron, three analogues and diflubenzuron against Sitophilus granarius, Acanthoscelides obtectus, Tribolium confusum and Trogoderma granarium was compared.

    Chapter 7

  • Acanthoscelides obtectus was less susceptible to diflubenzuron, with 1 ppm resulting in a 52% reduction in emergence, and 5 ppm in a 74% reduction.

    Chapter 7

  • Bean bruchids (Acanthoscelides obtectus and Zabrotes subfasciatus) are snout less weevils about 2. 5mm long and are the major storage pests of beans.

    Chapter 10

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