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Extension > Garden > Diagnose a problem > What insect is this? > Garden Pests > Beetles, bugs, ants, and other insects without obvious wings - Under 1/4 inch long > Iris weevil

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Iris weevil

Mononychus vulpeculus

Iris Weevil


Size: 1/6 inch long

Description: Dark, dull brown to black color, with a broadly shaped body. Has an elongated snout.

Where/When: Found on iris. It is commonly present in May and June.

Significance: Damages the seed pods. Generally not common.

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