Subtropical Fruit Crops Research & Education
University of California
Subtropical Fruit Crops Research & Education

Exotic Pests

Diaprepes

Diaprepes abbreviatus
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Origin: The root weevil (Diaprepes abbreviatus) is a pest species originating in the Caribbean and first reported in Florida in 1964, in Los Angeles and Orange counties in 2005 and in San Diego County in 2006. The weevil is currently found in southern California coastal areas from La Jolla through Long Beach.

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