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Acta Biológica Colombiana

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SEPULVEDA-CANO, PAULA A  and  RUBIO-GOMEZ, JOSÉ D. Dryophthorinae Species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Associted to Platain and Banana crops (Musaspp.) in Colombia. Acta biol.Colomb. [online]. 2009, vol.14, n.2, pp.49-72. ISSN 0120-548X.

This synopsis is about beetle&#’;s subfamily Dryophthorinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) associated to plantain and banana crops. Additionally keys illustrated for the species of the country are offered. Six species associated to these cultures are registered: Cosmopolites sordidus (Germar, 1824), Metamasius hemipterus (Linnaeus, 1758), Metamasius hebetatus (Gyllenhal, 1838), Metamasius submaculatus Champion, 1910, Rhyncophorus palmarum (Linnaeus, 1758) y Polytus mellerborgii (Boheman, 1838).

Keywords : weevils; plantain; banana; Polytus; Colombia.

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