Story: Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry

Gum-tree weevil

Gum-tree weevil

Larval and adult gum-tree weevils eat the leaves and young shoots of eucalyptus species. The pest is widespread throughout New Zealand, but does not cause as much damage as eucalyptus tortoise beetles.

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Alison Popay, 'Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry - Forestry insect pests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 July 2024)

Story by Alison Popay, published 24 Nov 2008