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Tagged weevil

Caption:
The banana weevil (Cosmopolites sordidus) was the first crawling insect to be set up with a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag to track its movements. The information was used to inform the placement of pheromone traps in banana fields.
Keywords:
Cosmopolites sordidus, Crop protection, Pest, Weevil
Date shot:
October 2011
Locality:
Rivière-Lézarde station
Country:
Martinique, France