Red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus)

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Red palm weevil fact file

Red palm weevil description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColepotera
FamilyDryophthoridae
GenusRhynchophorus (1)

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Red palm weevil status

This species has not yet been classified by the IUCN.

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Authentication

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References

  1. GBIF (February, 2010)
    http://www.gbif.org/
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Red palm weevil on leaf  
Red palm weevil on leaf

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