Taxon profile


Greater Rice Weevil
Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky, 1855

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Dryophthoridae »  genus Sitophilus

Scientific synonyms

Calandra oryzae zeamais


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Intertaxon relationships

food: Zea mays L. - Maize

Similar species

Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus, 1758) - Rice Weevil

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [257268]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky, 1855]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Sitophilus zeamais]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Sitophilus_zeamais]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky, 1855)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016

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