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Definition of the noun Altica carduorum
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Altica carduorum is a species of Altica, described by Guérin-Méneville in 1858.
- synonyms: species Altica carduorum / Altica cirsii / species Altica cirsii
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Coleoptera
- family: Chrysomelidae
- genus: Altica
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn
See Alewife Alternaria solani, tropical soda apple as host, 533 Altica carduorum, biological control (plants) Canada thistle, 348 Alvars, ...
by David Pimentel, Ph.D.
Thus, although the beetle Altica carduorum develops on all Cirsium spp., the adult only ' 'sees' ' C. arvense in large arenas. This combined with a low suitability of other Cirsium spp. for the immature stages means there is selection pressure ...
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