musk thistle head weevil (Rhinocyllus conicus ) on musk thistle (Carduus nutans ) - 5358595

musk thistle head weevil
Rhinocyllus conicus (Frölich, 1792)

Host: musk thistle (Carduus nutans L.)
Descriptor: Damage
Description: Seedhead of musk thistle (Carduus nutans) showing damage created by the seedhead weevil, Rhinocyllus conicus, that was introduced as a biological control agent for this noxious weed.
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: United States

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Name: L.L. Berry
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Friday, January 18, 2008
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, April 15, 2008