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Polydrusus weevil

Polydrusus sericeus

Polydrusus weevil

Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota

Size: 1/4 inch long

Where/When: Feeds on leaves of rose, strawberry, and other garden plants, as well as many trees and shrubs. Active in late May or June through August.

Significance: Generally occurs in low numbers and damage is usually cosmetic.

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