Mediterranean sage root crown weevil (Phrydiuchus tau ) on Mediterranean sage (Salvia aethiopis ) - 5435784

Mediterranean sage root crown weevil
Phrydiuchus tau Warner, 1969

Host: Mediterranean sage (Salvia aethiopis L.)
Descriptor: Damage
Description: plant heavily damaged by adult weevil feeding, which does not seem to affect bolting and seed production. Major impact is caused by late fall feeding and mortality to rosettes.
Image type: Field
Image location: Oregon, United States

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Name: Eric Coombs
Organization: Oregon Department of Agriculture
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Thursday, May 12, 2011
Image Information last updated on Friday, May 13, 2011