black weevil

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: weevil - brown weevil that infests stored grain especially riceblack weevil - brown weevil that infests stored grain especially rice
weevil - any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products; especially snout beetles and seed beetles
genus Sitophylus, Sitophylus - a genus of Bruchidae
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The African palm weevil is a large, reddish brown to black weevil that is distributed throughout tropical Africa and is a true pest of members of Arecaceae (= Palmae) (Gries et al.
For the last 3 yr through pest monitoring in soybean crops in the municipality of Altamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico, in the "Brecha de Corpus" zone and in El Manzano, Tapachula, Chiapas, the presence of a black weevil that attacks soybean in both vegetative and reproductive stages has been detected.
The black weevil Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal, is a major pest of this plant, infesting 51% of the bulbs (Camino et al.