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Abstract

Observations on the food consumption by Gonipterus gibberus (Boisduval, 1835) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) on Eucalyptus.

Abstract

The food consumption of larvae of Gonipterus gibberus was studied in the laboratory and the field in Paraná, Brazil. The larvae consumed 14.5, 38.4, 109.2 and 276.8 mg of Eucalyptus leaves during the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th instar, resp.