Araecerus cf.levipennis (2a)

Family: Anthribidae
Subfamily: Choraginae
Genus: Araecerus
Species:Araecerus cf.levipennis (2a) Jordan, 1924
Photographed specimen:Sex = female. Length = 4.0mm.
Remarks: The Tephrosia seed Weevil. This species has been wrongly applied the name Eucorynus crassicornis in literature. Variation: The hairy pattern on the elytra may form three longitudinal bright stripes on the sides and suture.
Identified by: Boris Bueche , 2005
Collected by: M.M. Bos, canopy knockdown fogging. 21-IV-2005. Sampling campaign - April-May 2005
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Locality: Haloda (E2), Desa Toro, Kec. Kulawi, Kab. Donggala, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia,UTM 51 S (WGS-84) X 9833613, Y 170666, Alt. 815m
Subregion: Sulawesi

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Ecology and Economy
Agricultural role: No data yet
Management: No data yet

  • Bos M.M., Steffan-Dewenter I., & Tscharntke T., 2007. The contribution of cacao agroforests to the conservation of lower canopy ant and beetle diversity in Indonesia. Biodiversity and Conservation 16: Pp. 2429???2444.