Fuller's Rose Weevil

Naupactus cervinus Boheman, 1840

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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What habitats does Naupactus cervinus live in?

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

What is the distribution of Naupactus cervinus?

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

How big does Naupactus cervinus grow?

Can grow to around 10mm

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