Araecerus fasciculatus or coffeae

Thomas Schlemmermeyer termites at USP.BR
Mon Dec 4 16:55:34 CST 2000


Dear All, the coffee museum of Ribeirao Preto mentions Araecerus fasciculatus.
But it is Araecerus fasciculatus (DE GEER). Vernacular name is "Caruncho das
tulhas".


> >Dear All:
> >
> >The coffee bean weevil is listed in most of the literature that I have seen
> >as Araecerus fasciculatus (Degeer, 1775). In E.C. Zimmerman, 1994,
> >Australian Weevils, Volume I, Anthribidae to Attelabidae, it appears as A.
> >coffeae (Fabricius, 1801). Can anyone tell me which is correct?
> >
> >Many thanks in advance
> >
> >Jose
> >




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