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Metamasius hemipterus(METAHE)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: METAHE
  • Preferred name: Metamasius hemipterus
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Metamasius sericeus (Olivier)

Common names
Name Language
rotten cane stalk borer English
silky cane weevil English
weevil borer English
West Indian cane weevil English
West Indian sugarcane borer English
gorgojo de la raíz y tallo Spanish
metamásio Portuguese
metamásio Portuguese (PT)
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Coleoptera ( 1COLEO )
Family Dryophthoridae ( 1DRYOF )
Genus Metamasius ( 1METAG )
Species Metamasius hemipterus ( METAHE )