knapweed root weevil (Cyphocleonus achates ) on knapweeds (Centaurea spp. ) - 5358607

knapweed root weevil
Cyphocleonus achates (Fahraeus, 1842)

Host: knapweeds (Centaurea spp. L.)
Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Adult root-boring weevil (Cyphocleonus achates), an introduced biological control agent of knapweeds (Centaurea spp.) in North America.
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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
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