oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Notes on the Olive beetle (Argopistes sexvittatus Bryant)

Volume 8, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



The most important insect pest of cultivated olive in GraaffReinet is Argopistes sexvittatus Bryant (Halticidae). A descriptionption of the various stages of the beetle, and an account of its life-history, are given. Control measures are discussed and suggested.

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