Hylobius transversovittatus (Goeze)

Plant species attacked: Purple loosestrife
Biocontrol Agent Type: Root feeding beetle (weevil)
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC originated in Germany
First Released in BC: 1994
Click on image to view larger photo: Hylobius transversovittatus pupa Hylobius transversovittatus adult
 
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Purple loosestrife:
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Established Hylobius transversovittatus on Purple loosestrife locations
 
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This biological control species is currently not available for distribution.