Short Note

First report of Gonipterus scutellatus complex (Coleoptera Curculionidae) in Sicily (Italy).


Abstract


During August 2015, the weevil Gonipterus scutellatus complex (Coleoptera Curculionidae), a pest of Eucalyptus spp., was found for the first time in Sicily. According to our surveys, Eucalyptus globulus was the only infested tree species.

Keywords

Eucalyptus globulus; Eucalyptus snout beetle; invasive insect

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