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Specularius impressithorax

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Taxonomy & nomenclature

Specularius impressithorax information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Specularius impressithorax, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.


Needs and possibilities for better quarantine to protect biodiversity in Hawaii: New Zealand as a model
Impacts of alien species and potential for improved protection through quarantine are in this power point presentation by Lloyd Loope to the Native Hawaiian Plant Society (6/6/2003).

Erythrina sandwicensis (Fabaceae): species information from HEAR
Categorized information about Erythrina sandwicensis (Fabaceae) is presented by the Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR).

Specularius impressithorax as part of dry forest research in Hawaii
A USGS/PIERC dry forest research team includes Specularius impressithorax as part of their ongoing research efforts. Team leader contact information is available.


Specularius impressithorax images (Starr)
Images of Specularius impressithorax (Bruchidae) (wiliwili / erythrina seed beetle, dark-butt bruchid are provided by from Forest and Kim Starr.

Other resources

Wiliwili (Erythrina sandwicensis) seed collection form (Acrobat/PDF format)
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