Canada Thistle Bud Weevil Larinus planus (Fabricius, 1792)Non-native    Synonyms: Larinus carlinae.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Curculionidae   >   Genus Larinus   

Status:

"Larinus planus [was] imported from Europe for biological control of Cirsium arvense (thistle)" (Boris Büche/BugGuide).

There are 55 records in the project database.

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A Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Talbot Co., Maryland (5/16/2015). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Harford Co., Maryland (5/20/2018). Determined by Marc DiGirolomo and V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Canada Thistle Bud Weevils mating in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/14/2014). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Harford Co., Maryland (8/6/2017). Verified by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/19/2009). Determined by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/14/2006). Determined by Boris Büche/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Canada Thistle Bud Weevils in Harford Co., Maryland (6/16/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/21/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/21/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/22/2022). (c) David, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by David via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/20/2023). (c) Adrienne van den Beemt, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Adrienne van den Beemt. (MBP list)

A Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/19/2021). Determined by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Jim Moore. (MBP list)

A Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/6/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Canada Thistle Bud Weevil in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/28/2020). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)


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