Fuller's Rose Weevil
Naupactus cervinus

Summary

Adults are brown to gray, hard-bodied weevils with bulging eyes. Adults emerge from pupae mostly during summer and fall. They feed at night. During the day they seek shelter in organic litter on the ground. Adults are flightless and reach the canopy by climbing up the trunk or branches that touch the ground or vegetation. Fuller rose beetle has one generation per year


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Habitat

Best known for the damage it inflicts on roses larvae feed on roots; adults, on leaves, buds, and flowers but also feeds on other plant species

Distribution

Considered as invasive in Australia it has been found from QLD to WA including Tasmania

Size

Can grow to around 10mm

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