No Common Name Larinus turbinatus Gyllenhal, 1836Non-native  

Status:

Recently introduced to North America from Eurasia. BugGuide has records for just Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania at this time (12/2016).

Relationships:

Feeds on thistles, especially Canada Thistle.

There are 14 records in the project database.

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A Larinus turbinatus on Canada Thistle at Andelot Farm, Kent Co., Maryland (6/7/2014). New species for Maryland Biodiversity Project. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Larinus turbinatus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/11/2014). Verified by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Larinus turbinatus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/11/2014). Verified by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Larinus turbinatus in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/13/2015). Verified by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Larinus turbinatus in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/7/2017). Determined by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Larinus turbinatus in Washington Co., Maryland (8/15/2015). Verified by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A Larinus turbinatus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/22/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

The weevil Larinus turbinatus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/18/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Larinus turbinatus found on blooming Nodding Plumeless Thistle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/10/2018). Verified by Steve Scholnick and V. Belov via BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Larinus turbinatus found on blooming Nodding Plumeless Thistle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/10/2018). Pollen layer makes ID a challenge in this photo. Verified by Steve Scholnick and V. Belov via BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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