Hsiao, Yun; Oberprieler, Rolf G.
Pollination is the crucial stage for reproduction and survival of plants, therefore knowledge about the
bionomics of pollinators is often critical for plant conservation. Bowenia spectabilis (Cycadales: Stangeriaceae) is a CITES-protected cycad species endemic to the Wet Tropics Bioregion of Queensland,
Australia. It is pollinated by a host-specific weevil species, Miltotranes prosternalis (Lea, 1929)
(Curculionidae: Molytinae), which breeds in its male cones but also visits its female cones...[Show more]
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