Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Occurrence of Bruchidius bilineatopygus Pic. (Bruchidae: Coleoptera) as a pest of pods and seeds of the multipurpose tree species Albizia odoratissima (L.F.) A. procera (Roxb.) and Paraserianthus falcatoria [Paraserianthes falcataria] (L.).

Abstract

In the Thrissur district of Kerala, India, in March-April 1991, larvae of Bruchidius bilineatopygus were found causing heavy damage to the developing pods and seeds of the forest trees Albizia odoratissima, A. procera and Paraserianthes falcataria.