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Cosmopolites sordidus(COSMSO)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: COSMSO
  • Preferred name: Cosmopolites sordidus
  • Authority: (Germar)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cosmopolites striatus (Fåhræus)
Metamasius sordidus (Germar)
Metamasius striatus (Fåhræus)
Sphenophorus sordidus (Germar)
Sphenophorus striatus Fåhræus

Common names
Name Language
Bananenbohrkäfer German
banana beetle English
banana borer weevil English
cosmopolitan root borer English
gorgojo del plátano Spanish
gorgojo del tallo del banano Spanish
picudo negro del banano Spanish
charançon du bananier French
cosmopolites sordido Italian
pisangboorder Dutch
broca-da-bananeira Portuguese
carocho-da-bananeira Portuguese
moleque-da-bananeira Portuguese
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Coleoptera ( 1COLEO )
Family Dryophthoridae ( 1DRYOF )
Genus Cosmopolites ( 1COSMG )
Species Cosmopolites sordidus ( COSMSO )