Microperus perparva

Biology: 

Beaver, Kajimura and Goto 2008: The native distribution of the species extends from India throughout Southeast Asia to Indonesia. This is a polyphagous ambrosia beetle breeding mostly in small stems up to about 15 cm diameter. It is not known to have any economic importance. Beaver and Browne, 1978: The majority of recorded hosts are dipterocarps, but other families are sometimes attacked. The galleries are irregularly branched with small longitudinal brood chambers. Stems from 2-9 cm diameter were attacked. Hulcr and Cognato, 2012: Irregularly branching galleries with transverse brood chambers (Beaver & Browne 1978).

Thu, 2012-09-06 18:36 -- hulcr
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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith