Japanese Two-banded Weevil Pseudocneorhinus bifasciatus RoelofsNon-native  Synonyms: Twobanded Japanese Weevil.

Status:

Introduced to the U.S. from eastern Asia.

Relationships:

Host plants for adults include: Common Periwinkle, Annual Ragweed, American Feverfew, New York Aster, Zinnia elegans, Dahlia pinnata, Trumpet Creeper, Japanese Honeysuckle, Viburnum burkwoodii, Southern Arrowwood, Sweet William, Feathered Pink, Rose Campion, Euonymus japonica, Russian Olive, Wild Geranium, Carolina Cranesbill, Dwarf Crested Iris, Scarlet Bergamot, Beefsteak Plant, Obedient Plant, Salvia spendens, Showy Skullcap, Jasminum nudiflorum, Paeonia sp., Polemonium caeruleum, Dryopteris sp., Roundleaf Serviceberry, Cotoneaster sp., Prunus laurocerasus, Prunus serrulate, Northern Dewberry, Skimmia japonica, Taxus cuspidate, Viola sp., Virginia Creeper, Thunbergia sp., Acer sp., Ilex aquifolium, Japanese Holly, English Ivy, Ageratum houstonianum, Aster sp., Bidens sp., Chrysanthemum marifolium, Erigeron sp., Japanese Barberry, Mahonia sp., American Hazelnut, Aechmea fulgens, Abelia sp., American Bittersweet, Missouri Lambsquarters, Flowering Dogwood, Gray Dogwood, Sedum sp., Sheep Laurel, Rhododendrum sp., Great Rhododendrum, Silktree, Eastern Redbud, Phaseolus lunatus, Quercus sp., Juglans sp., Ajuga sp., Teucrium sp., Coleus blumei, European Lily of the Valley, Lythrum sp., Hibiscus sp., Rose of Sharon, Morus sp., Franximus Americana, California Privet, European Privet, Common Lilac, Eastern Hemlock, American Sycamore, Wild Blue Phlox, Fall Phlox, Persicaria sp., Clematis sp., Quince, Fragaria sp., Malus sp., European Firethorn, Rosa sp., Multiflora Rose, Black Raspberry, Citrus sp., Populus sp., Deutzia sp., Heuchera sanquinea, Philadelphus sp., Veronica sp., Climbing Nightshade, Camellia sp., Common Hackberry, and Ulmus sp.
(Staines and Staines, 1988)

There are 9 records in the project database.

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A Japanese Two-banded Weevil in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/4/2017). Verified by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Japanese Two-banded Weevil in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/11/2014). Photo by Hugh Vandervoort. (MBP list)

A Japanese Two-banded Weevil in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/24/2014). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A Japanese Two-banded Weevil in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/28/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Japanese Two-banded Weevil in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/1/2013). Verified by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Japanese Two-banded Weevil in Harford Co., Maryland (8/6/2017). Verified by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)


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