Longitarsus jacobaeae (Waterhouse)

Plant species attacked: Tansy ragwort
Biocontrol Agent Type: Root feeding flea beetle
Country of Origin: The populations in BC originated in Britain and Italy
First Released in BC: 1971
Click on image to view larger photo: Longitarsus jacobaeae larva Longitarsus jacobaeae adult
 
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Tansy ragwort:
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Established Longitarsus jacobaeae on Tansy ragwort locations
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