Seeking Information on Tribolium uniolae

Robin Leech robinl at CONNECT.AB.CA
Mon May 29 13:10:05 CDT 2000


Aha, another of those situations where a genus name is the same in the
botanical world as it is in the zoological world.  The genus name
_Tribolium_ is for beetles of the family Tenebrionidae.
Robin Leech

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kris Brooks" <brookskris at HOTMAIL.COM>
To: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
Sent: Monday, May 29, 2000 9:23 AM
Subject: Seeking Information on Tribolium uniolae


> Hi folks,
>
> I have been searching (largely unsuccessfully) for ecological or
> physiological information on the South African grass Tribolium uniolae
> (POACEAE). It has a number of synonyms, the most recently used being
> Plagiochloa uniolae. Whilst I have found a number of taxonomic papers
there
> is little biological information published. The species is a serious weed
in
> an area of high conservation value remnant bushland I work in and is the
> object of investigation by my colleague and I. If anyone is working on the
> species or Genus or can suggest useful references or contacts I would
> appreciate any input.
>
> Cheers
>
> Kris Brooks
> Environmental Weeds Action Network
>
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