In n. Tamaulipas, Mexico C. freemani was by far the most common sap beetle species regardless of growing season, crop management, or type of ear damage, and was abundant during all maize reproductive stages (Rodríguez-del-Bosque et al. 1998); males produce an aggregation pheromone that attracts beetles of both sexes (Petroski & Weisleder 1997)
Dobson R.M. (1956) A new species of Carpophilus Stephens (Col., Nitidulidae) associated with stored products. Entomol. Mon. Mag. 92: 41-42.
Contributed by Mike Quinn on 5 January, 2011 - 11:25am Additional contributions by v belov Last updated 11 February, 2015 - 6:36pm
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