Check List 17(2): 595-600, doi: 10.15560/17.2.595
New records of Cissoanthonomus tuberculipennis Hustache, 1939 (Coleoptera, Curculionidae), a biological control agent of Cardiospermum grandiflorum Sw. (Sapindaceae), from São Paulo, Brazil
expand article infoPriscila Andre Sanz-Veiga, Silvana Lampert§, Marcoandre Savaris§
‡ Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho - UNESP, Botucatu, Brazil§ Department of Entomology and Acarology, Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture, University of São Paulo, Piracicaba, Brazil
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The geographical distribution of the weevil Cissoanthonomus tuberculipennis Hustache, 1939 is extended in Brazil, with new records from the municipalities of Charqueada and Piracicaba, state of São Paulo. These are the second and third records of C. tuberculipennis in Brazil. The specimens were collected from infested fruits of Cardiospermum grandiflorum Sw. (Sapindaceae) in riparian forests along watercourses.
Atlantic Rainforest, balloon vine, geographic distribution, host plant, weevil