Sri Lanka Weevil (Myllocerus undatus)
|Order: Coleoptera (ko-lee-OP-ter-a) (Info) |
Species: undatus (un-DAY-tus) (Info)
This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Palm Bay, Florida
St Petersburg, Florida
|By cactus_lover |
|Negative ||vinceb ||On May 27, 2011, vinceb from Merritt Island, FL wrote:
I think that this is: (little leaf notcher) Artipus floridanus
Eats my basil. I haven't found a control yet.
|Negative ||shipmate ||On Nov 21, 2011, shipmate from philadelphia, PA
(Zone 7a) wrote:
According the University of Florida IFAS Extension and Pinellas County Extension the one with the yellow head is Myllocerus undatus - Sri Lanka Weevil. Artipus floridanus has a grey head.
Larva and pupa feed on roots, adults on leaves. Introduced into Miami in 2000 and are spreading.
Timer: 9.81 jiffies (0.09810996055603).