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Scientific and Operational Notes Hypothenemus obscurus (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), a New Pest of Macadamia Nuts in Hawaii

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Title: Scientific and Operational Notes Hypothenemus obscurus (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), a New Pest of Macadamia Nuts in Hawaii
Authors: Beardsley, John W.
Issue Date: 1990
Publisher: Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation: Beardsley JW. 1990. Scientific and operational notes Hypothenemus obscurus (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), a new pest of macadamia nuts in Hawaii. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 30:147-150.
Abstract: A tropical American scolytid beetle, Hypothenemus obscurus (Fabricius), was found for the first time in the Hawaiian islands during July 1988 when beetles were reared from macadamia nuts from the Kona region of Hawaii Island. Macadamia is a previously unreported host for H. obscurus which is a potentially serious new pest of this crop.
Pages/Duration: 4 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/11272
ISSN: 0073-134X
Appears in Collections:Volume 30 – 1990 : Hawaiian Entomological Society



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