Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

First record of the seed beetle Merobruchus paquetae (Chrysomelidae, Bruchinae) in the exotic tree Leucaena leucocephala.

Abstract

We record for the first time the host association of the seed beetle Merobruchus paquetae with the invasive legume tree Leucaena leucocephala. This species of beetle was associated in Colombia to the native legume tree Pseudosamanea guachapele.