True Weevils (Curculionidae)

  • Douglas Fir Beetle (Dendroctonus pseudotsugae)

    The Douglas fir beetle is a curculionidae beetle and a member of the subfamily of bark beetles.

  • Mountain Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae)

    The pine beetle is a member of the family of curculionidae beetles. It is a major pest to pine trees in North America, particularly the ponderosa pine, and has caused several outbreaks in the past.

  • Little Leaf Notcher Beetle (Artipus floridanus)

    The little leaf notcher is a Curculionidae beetle, which got its name for its tendency to leave behind little notches on the leaves they feed on.

  • Walnut Twig Beetle (Pityophthorus juglandis)

    The walnut twig beetle is a member of the family of Curculionidae beetles. As its name suggests, it is known for feeding on several species of walnut trees.

  • Western Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus brevicomis)

    The western pine beetle, a bark beetle species belong to the true weevils family. It can be found in North America and is a major pest to the Ponderosa pine tree.

  • Asian Ambrosia Beetle (Xylosandrus crassiusculus)

    The Asian Ambrosia beetle is a member of the “true” weevil family. They are widespread and are primarily known for generating a symbiotic fungus for their consumption. Russian entomologist Victor Ivanovich Motschulsky first described the species in 1866.

  • Red Turpentine Beetle (Dendroctonus valens)

    The red turpentine beetle is a species belonging to the family of bark beetles. It is concol3red to be a significant pest to pine trees. American entomologist John Lawrence LaConte first named it in 1860.

  • Coffee Borer Beetle (Hypothenemus hampei)

    The coffee borer beetle, or the coffee berry borer, is a pest to coffee berries and plantations worldwide. Originating from central Africa, it has now spread worldwide in areas of coffee plantations. It reached the American continent in the 1920s, first reported in Brazil in 1926. It then spread to several other parts like Mexico, […]

  • Black Turpentine Beetle (Dendroctonus terebrans)

    Black turpentine beetle belonging to the snout beetle family is indigenous to the United States’ eastern parts. This beetle’s larvae and adult species are infamous as a major pest to the pine trees, particularly the stressed or injured ones, causing significant damage to them.

  • Fuller Rose Beetle (Naupactus godmanni)

    Fuller rose beetle of the true weevils family has an extensive range occupying parts of North America, South America, Africa, Australia, and several Pacific islands. As the name suggests, it is a pest of rose trees, causing significant damage to them.