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Published: 2021-06-04
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Acythopeus glyptorhis, a new gall-inducing weevil (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Baridinae) damaging gac vines in Southeast Asia

Mühlendamm 8a, 18055 Rostock, Germany
Coleoptera Cucurbitaceae Momordica spiny bitter gourd gall inducer


Acythopeus glyptorhis Prena, sp. n. is described from northern Vietnam, Taiwan and Hainan Island (China). Existing host records of other cucurbit-associated Baridinae are reviewed. They are native to the Old World and may include as many as 80 species.



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