Mile-a-minute Weevil Rhinoncomimus latipes Korotyaev, 1997Non-native  

Status:

Native to Asia. Intentionally released in the U.S. starting in 2004 to control the invasive Asiatic Tearthumb (Mile-a-minute Weed).

Relationships:

Feeds on Asiatic Tearthumb.

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Mile-a-minute Weevil collected in Maryland (2015). Photo by Sam Droege. (MBP list)

A Mile-a-minute Weevil collected in Maryland (2015). Photo by Sam Droege. (MBP list)

A Mile-a-minute Weevil on Asiatic Tearthumb (Mile-a-minute Weed) in Kent Co., Maryland (5/15/2014). Photo by Missy Kalb. (MBP list)


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