volume 167, issue 3, P186-196 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12757
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Pilar Morera‐Margarit, Davide Bulgarelli, Tom W. Pope, Robert I. Graham, Carolyn Mitchell, Alison J. Karley

Abstract: Abstract Otiorhynchus sulcatus (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), commonly known as black vine weevil or simply vine weevil, is an important pest of soft fruit and ornamental crops. This species is endemic to temperate areas of Europe but has spread to many other areas over the last century, including North America and Australasia. The ability of vine weevils to adapt to such different environments is difficult to reconcile with the parthenogenetic reproduction strategy, which is likely to underpin a lo…

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