The Evil Weevil/Mexican Bromeliad Weevil (Metamasius callizona)

Order: Coleoptera (ko-lee-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Curculionidae
Genus: Metamasius
Species: callizona

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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On Dec 23, 2006, PlantGeek16 from Port Saint Lucie, FL wrote:

Metamasius callizona has had a cataclysmic effect on native Floridian bromeliads. M. callizona has been so damaging that extinction is a real possibility for the inflicted species of Florida bromeliads if M. callizona is not impeded.