First report of the invasive South American pinhole borer Euplatypus paralellus (F) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Platypodinae) on arecanut

  • K.M. Sreekumar
  • K.M. Nanditha
  • B. Ramesha

Abstract

The invasive South American pinhole borer Euplatypus paralellus (F) is reported for the first time on arecanut palms from Kasaragod, Kerala, India.

Author Biographies

K.M. Sreekumar

Department of Agricultural Entomology, Kerala Agricultural University, College of Agriculture, Padannakkad, Kasaragod- 671314, Kerala, India.

K.M. Nanditha

Department of Agricultural Entomology, Kerala Agricultural University, College of Agriculture, Padannakkad, Kasaragod- 671314, Kerala, India.

B. Ramesha

Department of Agricultural Entomology, Kerala Agricultural University, College of Agriculture, Padannakkad, Kasaragod- 671314, Kerala, India.

Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Sreekumar, K., Nanditha, K., & Ramesha, B. (2018). First report of the invasive South American pinhole borer Euplatypus paralellus (F) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Platypodinae) on arecanut. ENTOMON, 43(4), 293-294. https://doi.org/10.33307/entomon.v43i4.412
Section
Short Communications