banana root borer

noun
variants: or less commonly banana root weevil

Definition of banana root borer

: a stout orange or reddish black-marked weevil (Cosmopolites sordidus) whose larvae bore in banana plant roots

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“Banana root borer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banana%20root%20borer. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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