Friday, September 10, 2010

Weevil Damage - ID Photos

This week we have seen both Vine Weevil and Apple Weevil (Curculio Beetle) in vineyards. We have seen damage in the Southern Adelaide Hills and in McLaren Vale at Sellicks Beach and Blewitt Springs.



Above and Below - Vine Weevil and associated damage.



Below - Curculio Beetle.Curculio is a distinctive name given to a group of weevils of the Curculionidae, or snout beetle, family. In the eastern states of Australia they are commonly called Apple Weevil.





Read more: Curculio Beetle Information | Garden Guides http://www.gardenguides.com/791-curculio-beetle-information.html#ixzz17glRjWg1

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