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Aster herbivory - Anthonomus lecontei

Aster herbivory - Anthonomus lecontei
Plymouth Rock, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
May 22, 2017
Weevils were numerous on this plant which may be Symphyotrichum drummondii.
Another plant photo:

Another weevil:

Are the weevils responsible for the herbivory?
The weevils look similar to Strawberry Bud Weevils, Anthonomus signatus.

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Aster herbivory - Anthonomus lecontei Curculionidae, dorsal - Anthonomus lecontei Curculionidae, lateral - Anthonomus lecontei Curculionidae, ventral - Anthonomus lecontei

Moved from Anthonomus.



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