Definition of Anthonomus grandis
1. Noun. Greyish weevil that lays its eggs in cotton bolls destroying the cotton.
Generic synonyms: Weevil
Group relationships: Anthonomus, Genus Anthonomus
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Literary usage of Anthonomus grandis
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1. Proceedings by Entomological Society of Washington (1914)
"PROCEEDINGS ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY varieties were taken to Stockholm, Sweden, by Mr. AN Caudell, and compared with the type of anthonomus grandis. ..."
2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1909)
"The said cotton boll weevil (anthonomus grandis) does not, nor ever has, existed in this State, and that, if introduced, the same would become a serious and ..."
3. Elementary Textbook of Economic Zoology and Entomology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Rennie Wilbur Doane (1915)
"COTTON The Boll-weevil (anthonomus grandis).—There are several important enemies of the cotton plants, but during the last few years the boll-weevil has ..."
4. Report on Parasitic and Injurious Insects by Walter Wilson. Froggartt (1909)
"We have an example of this in the increase and the wonderful spread of the American cotton-boll weevil (anthonomus grandis) over the great cotton belt of ..."