salvinia weevil (Cyrtobagous salviniae ) on giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta ) - 1929041

salvinia weevil
Cyrtobagous salviniae Calder & Sands, 1985

Host: giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell)
Descriptor: Control
Description: Over 90% of salvinia on Lake Moondarra was destroyed within 14 months by the salvinia weevil
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Image location: , Australia

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Name: Peter Room
Organization: The University of Queensland
Country: United States
Series:salvinia biological control

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Image Number: 1929041

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Image uploaded on Tuesday, February 27, 2001
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