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Abstract

New records of Cissoanthonomus tuberculipennis hustache, 1939 (Coleoptera, Curculionidae), a biological control agent of cardiospermum grandiflorum sw. (Sapindaceae), from São Paulo, Brazil.

Abstract

The geographical distribution of the weevil Cissoanthonomus tuberculipennis Hustache, 1939 is extended in Brazil, with new records from the municipalities of Charqueada and Piracicaba, state of São Paulo. These are the second and third records of C. tuberculipennis in Brazil. The specimens were collected from infested fruits of Cardiospermum grandiflorum Sw. (Sapindaceae) in riparian forests along watercourses.