Hypothenemus hampei in different languages.
Coffee seed borer
Coffee berry borer
Coffee seed borer
Scolyte du grain de café
Barrenador del café
Broca del café Brasil
Taladro de las cerezas del cafeto
Common pests and diseases of coffee
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Photo 1. Adult coffee bean borer,
Hypothenemus hamperi, about 1.5 mm long
and covered with stiff hairs.
Photo 2. Adult Hypothenemus hampei, about
1.5 mm long, showing its relative size to a coffee
Photo 3. The life cycle of the coffee bean borer,
Hypothenemus hamperi, takes place in the
coffee bean; this photo shows the frass that
accumulates as the larvae and adults eat the
Photo 4. Coffee beans damaged by the coffee
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A Technical and Advisory Manual
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Coffee Borer bulletin.F
Coffee Berry Borer
Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari)
ALIEN PEST ALERT!
ne of the most devastating coffee pests, the
coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei),
has been found in several coffee farms in
Kona. The coffee berry borer is a small beetle and is
native to Central Africa and is also found in many coffee-
growing regions of the world, including Central and
South America. The beetle bores into the coffee ?cherry?
to lay its eggs. The larvae...