Explanation of Names
Rhinoncomimus latipes Korotyaev 1997
native to e. Asia(1)
, introduced in e. US (2004) as a weed control agent
during 2004-2007, released and established in e. US (NJ-PA-DE-MD-WV) to combat the Mile-a-minute Weed (Persicaria perfoliata)
unless otherwise indicated, information on this page was taken from this fact sheet
by Hough-Goldstein et al.