Photo 1. Adult West Indian sweetpotato weevil, Euscepes
postfasciatus, showing distinctive white patches on the wing
West Indian sweetpotato weevil
Euscepes batatae; previously Euscepes postfasciatus
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from CABI (2014) Euscepes postfasciatus (West Indian sweet potato weevil) Crop Protection Compendium. (www.cabi.org/cpc); and from 1Reid C Identification of sweetpotato weevil species in the west Pacific. Australian Museum. Sydney. Photos 1&2 Gerald McCormack, Cook Islands Biodiversity & Natural Heritage. (http://cookislands.bishopmuseum.org/).
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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