Ligustrum Weevil Ochyromera ligustri Warner, 1961Non-native    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Curculionidae   >   Genus Ochyromera   

Status:

Native to SE Asia.

Relationships:

Associated with adventive Ligustrum spp. (Oleaceae). Females deposit their eggs in the seed or in the mature fleshy fruits. The young larvae feed inside the fruits during the fall and winter months. Full-grown larvae and pupae appear in late April and early May during the following year. Only one generation per year. (BugGuide)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Ligustrum Weevil in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/23/2020). Determined by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

Ligustrum Weevil in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/26/2022). (c) Karen Elizabeth, all rights reserved. Photo by Karen Elizabeth via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ligustrum Weevil in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/19/2021). (c) Jesse C., some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jesse via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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