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Hylobius transversovittatus

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Hylobius transversovittatus

Summary

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  • 10 December 2020
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  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Hylobius transversovittatus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Hylobius transversovittatus (Goeze)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Curculionidae
  •                             Genus: Hylobius
  •                                 Species: Hylobius transversovittatus

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 15 Dec 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Europe

AustriaPresent
EstoniaPresent
FinlandPresent
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
ItalyPresent
SwitzerlandPresent

North America

CanadaPresentIntroducedEstablished
United StatesPresentIntroducedEstablished
-VirginiaPresent

References

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Blossey, B., 1993. Herbivory below ground and biological weed control: life history of a root-boring weevil on purple loosestrife. Oecologia, 94(3), 380-387. doi: 10.1007/BF00317113

Blossey, B., Schroeder, D., Hight, S. D., Malecki, R. A., 1994. Host specificity and environmental impact of the weevil Hylobius transversovittatus a biological control agent of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria). Weed Science, 42(1), 128-133.

Bukejs A; Balalaikins M, 2011. New records of beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) in Estonia. Acta Zoologica Lituanica, 21(3):235-237. http://versita.com/science/lifesciences/azl/

McAvoy, T. J., Kok, L. T., 1999. Effects of temperature on eggs, fecundity, and adult longevity of Hylobius transversovittatus Goeze (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of purple loosestrife. Biological Control, 15(2), 162-167. doi: 10.1006/bcon.1999.0720

McAvoy, T. J., Kok, L. T., Mays, W. T., 2002. Establishment of Hylobius transversovittatus Goeze (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of purple loosestrife, in Virginia. Biological Control, 24(3), 245-250. doi: 10.1016/S1049-9644(02)00028-2

Distribution References

Blossey B, 1993. Herbivory below ground and biological weed control: life history of a root-boring weevil on purple loosestrife. Oecologia. 94 (3), 380-387. DOI:10.1007/BF00317113

Blossey B, Schroeder D, Hight S D, Malecki R A, 1994. Host specificity and environmental impact of the weevil Hylobius transversovittatus a biological control agent of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria). Weed Science. 42 (1), 128-133.

Bukejs A, Balalaikins M, 2011. New records of beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) in Estonia. Acta Zoologica Lituanica. 21 (3), 235-237. http://versita.com/science/lifesciences/azl/ DOI:10.2478/v10043-011-0022-2

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

Greathead DJ, Undated. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

McAvoy T J, Kok L T, Mays W T, 2002. Establishment of Hylobius transversovittatus Goeze (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of purple loosestrife, in Virginia. Biological Control. 24 (3), 245-250. DOI:10.1016/S1049-9644(02)00028-2

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