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coconut rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes rhinoceros) with particular reference to the Palan Islands. by J. Linsley Gressitt

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Published by The Museum in Honolulu .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oryctes rhinoceros.

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Edition Notes

SeriesBernice P. Bishop Museum. Bulletin 212
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN670 .B4 no. 212
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 157 p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6150539M
LC Control Number54002045
OCLC/WorldCa4362785

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Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle is one of three non-fiction picture books published in the Waka Story Books Biodiversity Series. The other two titles are about chickens and house cats. It is a small-format picture book with text on one side and photographs on the other, and it is full of fascinating facts about coconut rhinoceros beetles, such as. Underside of adult coconut rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros, to show the fuzzy group of hairs at the rear end of the female (left) compared to the male (right). Photo The grub or larva of a coconut rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros, infected by the fungus Metarhizium.   This extensive research article was submitted by NE University faculty, Dr. Margret Rueffler. Dealing with Rhinoceros Beetle Infestation on Coconut Palms Through Biological and Natural Applications and Methods: Using the fungus Metarrhizium anisopliae as part of an integrated pest management system By Catherine Dallaire and Dr. Margret Rueffler Oryctes Rhinoceros L. is an . This research article was submitted by NEUniversity faculty, Dr. Margret Rueffler: Dealing with Rhinoceros Beetle Infestation on Coconut Palms Through Biological and Natural Applications and Methods: Using the fungus Metarrhizium anisopliae as part of an integrated pest management system. By Catherine Dallaire and Dr. Margret Rueffler. Oryctes Rhinoceros L. is an endemic pest of Asia that.

Rhinoceros beetles are herbivorous insects named for the horn-like projections on and around the males' heads. Most are black, gray, or greenish in color, and some are covered in soft hairs. Another name given to some of these insects is the Hercules beetle, because they possess a strength of Herculean proportion.   The hectares of Undine Coconut Plantation at north Efate is at risk as the Department of Bio-security (DoB) confirmed that the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) has spread into the area recently. This is a serious problem because UNELCO depends on coconut oil from that plantation as bio-fuel to supply electricity to residents in Port Vila and.   A neighbor of our small farm in Chiang mai was a big coconut grower and he used the cypermethrin method for Rhinocerous beetles and the associated red palm weevil that follows the rhinos, used their galleries and does even more damage. He told us that some growers pour sand in around the frond bases to deter the beetles and weevils from boring. The Asiatic rhinoceros beetle, coconut rhinoceros beetle or coconut palm rhinoceros beetle, (Oryctes rhinoceros) is a species of rhinoceros beetle of the family Scarabaeidae. O. rhinoceros attacks the developing fronds of raffia, coconut, oil, and other palms in tropical Asia and a number of Pacific d fronds show typical triangular cuts. The beetle kills the palms (particularly.

  Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Oryctesrhinoceros (Linnaeus) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) Introduction On Decem , a suspect coconut rhinoceros beetle (CRB) adult was detected at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam military facility during routine trap surveys conducted under a cooperative agreement between UH³ and USDA-PPQ4. It was sent to. The Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (Oryctes rhinoceros) was first detected in Hawaii in December This invasive pest is native to Southeast Asia. It attacks coconut palms by boring into the crowns or tops of the tree where it damages growing tissue and feeds on tree sap. The damage can significantly reduce coconut production and kill the tree. The coconut rhinoceros beetle (CRB) is a large scarab beetle that is native to Southeast Asia. It was accidentally introduced from Sri Lanka to Samoa in and is now distributed throughout the South Pacific. In its native range, the coconut rhinoceros beetle can be attacked by a variety of predators at all life stages and is also susceptible.   The coconut rhinoceros beetle is an invasive pest that’s devastating palm trees by boring into the crowns of the palms to feed on sap, thus killing the trees. The beetles are hard to control, and techniques such as pheromone trapping, biological control, .