oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A contribution to the morphology of Piezotrachelus varium (Wagner): (Coleoptera, Apioninae) with observations on that of Apion (Conapion) chirindanum Wagner (Coleoptera : Apioninae)



During the course of a recent investigation into the insect pest of cowpeas, special attention was paid to those insects belonging to the Apioninae. Detailed work was undertaken on the structure of Piezotrachelus varium, and comparisons made with Apion (Conapion) chirindanum. Many of .the anatomical details are useful in the taxonomic determination of the species concerned.


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