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Brachypterolus pulicarius L.

Plant species attacked: Dalmatian toadflax | Yellow/ Common toadflax
Biocontrol Agent Type: Seed feeding beetle
Country of Origin: It is unknown where the populations found in BC originated
First Released in BC: Adventive
Click on image to view larger photo: Brachypterolus pulicarius adult
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Dalmatian and Yellow toadflax:
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Established Brachypterolus pulicarius on Dalmatian toadflax locations Established Brachypterolus pulicarius on Yellow toadflax locations
View the in-depth Brachypterolus pulicarius information page here

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