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Boletín Científico. Centro de Museos. Museo de Historia Natural

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VALLEJO-E, Luís Fernando; SANCHEZ -B, Ruth  and  SALGADO-M, Misael. REDESCRIPTION OF ADULT AND DESCRIPTION OF IMMATURE STAGES OF COSMOPOLITES SORDIDUS GERMAR, 1824 (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE): THE BLACK-BORER WEEVIL PLANTAIN IN COLOMBIA. Bol. Cient. Mus. Hist. Nat. Univ. Caldas [online]. 2007, vol.11, n.1, pp.361-375. ISSN 0123-3068.

A complete diagnosis of adult, mature larvae and pupae stages of Cosmoplites sordidus, an important pest species from around the world associated with plantain weevils complex mainly from the Central coffee zone of Colombia. The morphological analysis contains illustrations to scale of key pieces. Also, relevant commentaries on sexual dimorphism and geographical distribution for Colombia are included.

Keywords : Cosmoplites sordidus Germar; Musa spp.; Central coffee zone; Colombia.

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