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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 > Strawberry bud weevil

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Strawberry bud weevil (clipper weevil)

Anthonomus signatus

Strawberry bud weevil

University of Georgia, Plant Pathology Archive

Size: 1/10 inch long

Description: Oval shaped, reddish-brown with an elongated black snout.

Where/When: Damage strawberry, blackberry, and related plants by feeding on buds and by stem clipping below the bud. Adults are present during spring.

Significance: Decrease yield and damaged plants with buds hanging down or clipped off.

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