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leaf eating bug - Strophosoma melanogrammum

leaf eating bug - Strophosoma melanogrammum
Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan, USA
June 19, 2010
Size: 1/8-1/4 inch
We found this in our garden. We believe it may be what is leaving holes and eating our pepper plant leafs & tomato plant leafs.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

This is one of the...
...Broad-nosed Weevils (Entiminae). Might even be Strophosoma melanogrammum but please wait for an expert to confirm or correct this :)



-+EDIT+-

To slow looking this one up...

PS Spelling from copy and paste :)

Strophosoma melanogrammum
disclaimer: spelled from memory

 
Thank you. Now that I've look
Thank you. Now that I've looked up how to get rid of them, I'm not too happy :( It seems they're rather difficult to get rid of? Anyone have any natural methods? It looks like Neem may be the best to use?

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