Microlarinus lareynii

Plant species attacked: Puncturevine
Biocontrol Agent Type: Seed feeding beetle (weevil)
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC originated in Italy via Colorado
First Released in BC: 1986
 
There are no positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Puncturevine
 
This biocontrol species is currently not available for distribution
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