Another Exotic – Citrus Root Weevil
This is another exotic invasive pest insect. It has caused problems in citrus in the Rio Grande Valley, but it has a rather extensive host list (over 270 plant species from 59 families). See the attached article for more details. Below is a report from June 26, 2012 in Houston.
Citrus Root Weevil – Diaprepes abbreviatus
Glen Cove St., Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
June 26, 2012
On Tuesday night, 6/26/12, I found another Citrus Root Weevil in Houston. After the first one was found in Houston in 2009, I found one on my street, Glen Cove. Since I had not seen any in over two years, I had hoped that they had gone away.
This time I found the weevil on the corner of my house, I assume it was attracted to the light there.
Joe Pase, Texas Forest Service, 936.639.8170
July 28, 2022
Another benefit of Texas trees: Cooler temperatures
February 25, 2022
Time to Plant Trees in Texas
January 27, 2022
Treemergency: Mulch Volcanos are Erupting in Landscapes!
December 21, 2021
Cedar fever season in Texas
November 9, 2021
Texans celebrate 2021 Arbor Day in Weatherford, Texas – and beyond
June 24, 2021
41st Texas Tree Conference, Academy, Trade Show and Tree Schools
February 17, 2021
Texas Sized Winter Storms Can Damage Trees
April 8, 2020
ISA Online learning Sale
October 8, 2019
2019 Texas Tree Conference – Thanks!
February 11, 2019
Cranes and Trees – A Workshop With Mark Chisholm