• Fabricius
  • The sunflower insects of major importance in the northern Great Plains have been the sunflower midge (Contarinia schulzi Gagné), sunflower beetle (Zygogramma exclamationis (Fabricius)), sunflower stem weevil (Cylindrocopturus adspersus (LeConte)), red sunflower seed weevil (Smicronyx fulvus LeConte) and the banded sunflower moth (Cochylis hospes Walsingham). (ndsu.edu)
  • 2007). Thief weevil, Pterocolus ovatus Fabricius. (wikipedia.org)
  • Australian Weevils
  • By the 1970s, however, Zimmie had trouble securing the funds needed to keep working on Insects of Hawaii and ended up accepting a generous offer from Douglas Waterhouse at Australia's CSIRO to turn his attention to producing another ambitious multivolume monograph, this time on Australian Weevils. (wikipedia.org)
  • pests
  • Many weevils are considered pests because of their ability to damage and kill crops, but others are used for biological control of invasive plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among the weevils are many pests that damage agricultural plants, and these must be continuously combated. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • larvae
  • The weevils of the division Adelognatha usually lay their eggs in the ground, while most weevils of the division Phanerognatha lay their eggs in plant tissue, which serves as food for the larvae. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • morphological
  • Maximum parsimony and Bayesian inference as well as nonmetric multi-dimensional scaling were used to analyze 34 morphological characters of adults, complemented by four host plant characters associated with particular weevil tribes. (mdpi.com)
  • metallic
  • Not infrequently the wing sheaths and other sclerotized outer parts bear outgrowths and spines, and many weevils have small scales, which give the body a metallic glitter. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • true
  • The elbow occurs at the end of the scape (first antennal segment) in true weevils, and the scape is usually much longer than the other antennal segments. (wikipedia.org)
  • From the true weevils, Gonipterinae and Ramphus have short scapes and little or no elbow. (wikipedia.org)
  • butterflies
  • At first he collected butterflies, but began to concentrate on weevils at the suggestion of a professor at the nearby University of California, Berkeley. (wikipedia.org)
  • head
  • In many weevils the rostrum is not only longer than the head but longer than the entire body. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In weevils of the division Adelognatha the rostrum is usually no longer than the main part of the head, while in those of the division Phanerognatha it is much longer. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Because of the trunk-like elongated head, it is often mistakenly attributed to the weevils. (wikipedia.org)
  • position
  • He and his wife sold much of their estate, not just to subsidize publication, but also to endow an ongoing position at CSIRO for research on Pacific weevils. (wikipedia.org)