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Polydrusus weevil
Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn, Univ. of MN

Polydrusus weevil
Polydrusus sericeus
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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