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TECHNIQUES FOR SEXING LIVE ADULTS OF THE WHITE PINE WEEVIL PISSODES STROBI PECK (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 May 2012

R. Lavallée
Affiliation:
Forestry Canada, Quebec Region, 1055 du P.E.P.S., PO Box 3800, Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4C7
P.J. Albert
Affiliation:
Forestry Canada, Quebec Region, 1055 du P.E.P.S., PO Box 3800, Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4C7
N.N. Kapoor
Affiliation:
Forestry Canada, Quebec Region, 1055 du P.E.P.S., PO Box 3800, Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4C7

Abstract

Two techniques for sexing adults of the white pine weevil Pissodes strobi Peck are described. Both techniques are based on the external anatomy of the terminal segments of the abdomen as viewed with a dissecting microscope.

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Nous présentons deux méthodes qui servent à identifier le sexe des adultes du charançon du pin blanc Pissodes strobi Peck. Celles-ci sont basées sur les caractères morphologiques des segments terminaux de l’abdomen observés avec un microscope à dissection.

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Copyright © Entomological Society of Canada 1993

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Harman, D.M., and Kulman, H.M.. 1966. A technique for sexing live white-pine weevils (Pissodes strobi Peck). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 59: 315317.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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