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weevil traps

Before testing the flight capabilty of Rhynchophorus palmarum, also known as the American or black palm weevil, University of California, Riverside, entomologist Mark Hoddle, Ph.D., and colleagues first had to capture specimens, which they did with bucket traps set up in San Diego County, California (shown here), as well as by collecting R. palmarumcocoons in Chula Vista, California. (Photo by Alexis Garcia)

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