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True weevils (part 1) Coleoptera: Curculionidae

  • Code: 7019
  • Author(s): Morris
  • Date: 2002
  • Price : £16.95

RES Handbook vol 5 part 17b

An introduction is given to the weevils of subfamilies Raymondionyminae to Smicronychinae, designated as part of the 'true weevils' (family Curculionidae). Summaries are given of the biology, life-history and phenology, economic importance, distribution and conservation of the species covered.

This volume includes illustrated keys to the subfamilies of British Curculionidae, and to the species covered in this Handbook. The entry for each species includes characters for distinguishing the sexes, and information on the biology, larval foodplants, distribution within the British Isles and zoogeographic range. Those species with 'Red Data Book' status are indicated.

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