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2014, Vol. 2, Issue 3
A Review on Pest Potential of Tanymecus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Brachyderinae)

Neelima Talwar

Tanymecus indicus Faust associated mainly with wheat has been found attacking Trifolium alexandrinum locally called as berseemin Chandigarh and surrounding areas. Out of forty five species collected from India, biology of T. hispidus Marshall T. princeps Faust, T. sciurus Oliver and T. simplex Marshall has been recorded by other workers. Outside India, species like T. dilaticollis Gyllenhaal, T. pallidus Reitter, T. confusus Say, T. lacaena (Herbst) and T. palliatus (Fabricius) have been found attacking a number of plant families like Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Chenopodiaceae, Amaranthaceae, Polygonaceae, Convolvulaceae, Brassicaceae and Urticaceae from Europe and Asia..
Pages : 14-15 | 879 Views | 12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Neelima Talwar. A Review on Pest Potential of Tanymecus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Brachyderinae). 2014; 2(3): 14-15.
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