Alfalfa Weevil Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, 1813)Adventive  -  Non-native  

Status:

From BugGuide (2016): Native to Eurasia; adventive and widespread in North America. This is one of the primary defoliators of alfalfa. The parasitic wasps Bathylplectes anurus and B. curculionis have been introduced into the U.S. for biocontrol.

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Adults and larvae feed on alfalfa.

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An Alfalfa Weevil in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/9/2009). Determined by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)


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