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Noun1.Sitophylus - a genus of Bruchidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Bruchidae, family Bruchidae - seed beetles
black weevil, rice weevil, Sitophylus oryzae - brown weevil that infests stored grain especially rice
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A diketone isolated from the stem bark extract of Maytenus elaeodendroides showed feeding deterrent activity on Sitophylus oryzae (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a plague that causes significant damage to rice growing (Nogueiras et al.
Tribolium castaneum, Sitophylus oryzae, Rhyzopertha dominica, and Trogodermagranarum were used to determine the insecticidal activity of the crude extract (Naqvi and Parveen, 1991).