ISSN: 0041-3216

ISSN: 0041-3216 (Online), 0041-3216 (Print)
Volume 60 Number 1
Research Notes
Note on a banana fruit-scarring beetle, Lachnopus sp., in Dominica, West Indies
Everton Ambrose
Damage to bananas in the field due to Lachnopus sp. is reported for the first time. Damage was also confirmed in laboratory experiments. The beetle attacks young fruit and causes scars that make the crop unsaleable.
Keywords: Bananas; Lachnopus; Pest damage