First biological data on Cleonini weevil Conorhynchus lacerta Chevrolat, 1873 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from Tuzluca – Iğdır territory

Abstract :

Adults of C. lacerta feed on succulent leaves of Seidlitzia florida (M. Bieb.) Boiss. (Amaranthaceae), females attached eggs on the root of rosette plant making a soil case. The larvae develop in muddy soil cases feeding on roots of the host plant and pupate in the same place. The species produces one generation a year in Tuzluca – Iğdır territory, Turkey.

Keyword :

Conorhynchus lacerta, Seidlitzia florida, bionomics, Tuzluca, Iğdır

Author(s) : Gültekin, N.
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Published Issue : 2022 Vol. 17 Number 1

2022 Vol. 17 Number 1