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Anchonocranus oleae Marshall, 1912

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

 

Distribution

South Africa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Marshall, G. A. K. (1912). On a new species of Curculionidae injurious to olives in South Africa. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della R. Scuola Superiore d’Agricoltura in Portici 6: 3-4.

 

Other references:

Giacalone, Christian and Allsopp, Elleunorah. (2019). Lost and found: Anchonocranus oleae rediscovered after a century. Rostrum 98: 4-5.

Caleca, Virgilio et al. (2019). Wild olive seed weevil in South Africa, Anchonocranus oleae Marshall (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a rediscovery after a century. Integrated Protection of Olive Crops IOBC-WPRS Bulletin 141: 132-136.

Silvestri, F. 1915. Contributo alla conoscenza degli insetti dell’olivo dell’Eritrea e dell’Africa meridionale. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della Reale Scuola Superiore d’Agricoltura, Portici 9: 240-334.

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