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Mango Seed Weevil
Sternochetus mangiferae (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

 

Overview Images:
Dorsal View
Lateral View
Posterior View

 

Diagnostics:

 

Useful Web Links:
Life cycle & Description
Mango Weevil Links
Live Image
General Description of Damage
Distribution and
Host plants:
  • Pantropical distribution and has been recorded in Queensland and the Northern Territory.
  • Although mango seed weevil infestations can degrade pulp and juice quality, this weevil is predominantly a pest of quarantine significance.
References:
  • Follett, Peter A., Gabbard, Zona. Effect of Mango Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Damage on Mango Seed Viability in Hawaii Issn: 0022-0493 Journal: Journal of Economic Entomology Volume: 93 Issue: 4 Pages: 1237-1240
Contacts: Exotic Plant Pest Hotline Phone No.: 1800 084 881
Acknowledgments: Specimen in Museum Victoria collection

 

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