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Abstract

Gonipterinae of Eucalyptus: first record of Gonipterus scutellatus for the state of São Paulo, Brazil, and some considerations on G. gibberus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).

Abstract

Gonipterus scutellatus is reported attacking Eucalyptus dunnii leaves in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1992. This is the first record of the pest in Sao Paulo. The present taxonomic position, synonyms and distribution for South America of G. scutellatus and of G. gibberus are given.