volume 167, issue 11, P957-968 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12844
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Joel T.L. Goodwin, N. Kirk Hillier, Lucas E. Roscoe, Jon D. Sweeney

Abstract: Abstract We investigated auditory signals and morphology of the stridulatory apparatus of the European beech leaf‐mining weevil, Orchestes fagi L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), an invasive herbivore now established in Nova Scotia, Canada, to determine their potential for enhancing survey tools to monitor the spread of the species in Canada. We recorded and described sounds produced by adult O. fagi, analyzed the morphology of the stridulatory mechanism for intersexual differences and asymmetry, and examined be…

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