Rhinusa antirrhini (Paykull)

Plant species attacked: Dalmatian toadflax | Yellow/Common toadflax
Biocontrol Agent Type: Seed head feeding beetle (weevil)
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC orginated in the old Yugoslavia
First Released in BC: Adventive
Click on image to view larger photo: Rhinusa antirrhini larval case Rhinusa antirrhini adults
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Dalmatian and Yellow toadflax:
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Established Rhinusa antirrhini on Dalmatian toadflax locations Established Rhinusa antirrhini on Yellow toadflax locations
Download Field Guide: Operational Field Guide - Rhinusa antirrhini
View the in-depth Rhinusa antirrhini information page here