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2nd Houston Citrus Root Weevil - Diaprepes abbreviatus

2nd Houston Citrus Root Weevil - Diaprepes abbreviatus
6027 Glencove, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
July 30, 2009
Map to weevil sites in Houston

The Citrus Root Weevil has a wide host range, attacking about 270 different plants including citrus, sugarcane, vegetables, potatoes, woody field-grown ornamentals, sweet potatoes, papaya, guava, mahogany, containerized ornamentals, and non-cultivated wild plants.

Texas Dept. Agriculture Info

A Quarantine in Texas was implemented September 5, 2001.

Please report additional records to Dr. Carlos E. Bográn, Texas AgriLife Extension Service