Longitarsus quadriguttatus (Pont)

Plant species attacked: Hound's-tongue
Biocontrol Agent Type: Root feeding flea beetle
Country of Origin: The populations in BC originated in Austria and Hungary
First Released in BC: 1998
Click on image to view larger photo: LONG QUA foliar feeding damage
 
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Hound's-tongue:
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Established Longitarsus quadriguttatus on Hound's-tongue locations
 
This biocontrol agent is currently not available for distribution
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