Clonal Diversity of Otiorhynchus ligustici and O. raucus (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in Central Ukraine

S. Yu. Morozov-Leonov 1  and V. Yu. Nazarenko 1
  • 1 Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, NAS of Ukraine, 01030, Kyiv, Ukraine


The clonal diversity in four weevil populations of two species, Otiorhynchus ligustici (Linnaeus, 1758) and O. raucus (Fabricius, 1777), from vicinity of Kyiv is analyzed. Polyclonality and inter-population differentiation in both species is demonstrated. The obtained data about two weevil species clonal diversity are compared with those known for European species O. scaber (Linnaeus, 1758).

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