Longitarsus flavicornis (Steph.)

Plant species attacked: Tansy ragwort
Biocontrol Agent Type: Root feeding flea beetle
Country of Origin: The populations in BC originated in Britain, Switzerland and Italy
First Released in BC: 1971
Click on image to view larger photo: Longitarsus flavicornis adult
There are no positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Tansy ragwort
This biocontrol agent is currently not available for distribution
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