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PHYLLOBIUS PYRI . Larval  rearing experiment . Pots of either grass species , clover or birch caged in insect netting . Adult leaf weevils in groups of 10 were reared in each cage to encourage oviposition . The pots were examined several months later for signs of larval feeding and preference between plant species . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .

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PHYLLOBIUS PYRI . Larval rearing experiment . Pots of either grass species , clover or birch caged in insect netting . Adult leaf weevils in groups of 10 were reared in each cage to encourage oviposition . The pots were examined several months later for signs of larval feeding and preference between plant species . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .
Date Taken: 15th June 2003

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Credit line: Forestry Commission

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