© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI 10.1163/187498209X12525675906031 Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews 2 (2009) 129–147 brill.nl/tar T A R Th e coﬀ ee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): a short review, with recent ﬁ ndings and future research directions Fernando E. Vega 1, * , Francisco Infante 2 , Alfredo Castillo 2 and Juliana Jaramillo 3,4 1 Sustainable Perennial Crops Laboratory, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Bldg. 001, BARC-W, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA 2 El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR), Carretera Antiguo Aeropuerto km 2.5, Tapachula, 30700 Chiapas, México 3 International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), P.O. Box 30772-00100, Nairobi, Kenya 4 Institute of Plant Diseases and Plant Protection, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Herrenhaeuser Str. 2, 30419 Hannover, Germany *Corresponding author; e-mail: Fernando.Vega@ars.usda.gov Received: 5 February 2009; accepted 26 March 2009 Summary Th e coﬀ ee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari), is the most devastating insect pest of coﬀ ee throughout the world. Adult females bore a hole in the coﬀ ee berry, where they deposit their eggs; upon hatching, larvae feed on the coﬀ ee seeds inside the berry, thus reducing yield and quality of the marketable product. Th e insect
Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2009
Keywords: BROCA; PARASITOIDS; ENTOMOPATHOGENS; RUBIACEAE; BIOLOGICAL CONTROL; PREDATORS; SCOLYTINAE; COFFEA
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