Microplontus campestris (Gyllenhal, 1837),

Douglas, Hume, Bouchard, Patrice, Anderson, Robert S., Tonnancour, Pierre de, Vigneault, Robert & Webster, Reginald P., 2013, New Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) records for Canada, ZooKeys 309, pp. 13-48: 27

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.309.4667

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/58529FD4-584E-2AB0-B863-6FA4F56056A6

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scientific name

Microplontus campestris (Gyllenhal, 1837)
status

new to Quebec

Microplontus campestris (Gyllenhal, 1837)  new to Quebec

Note.

This adventive Palaearctic species is associated with Leucanthemum vulgare  (L.) ( Asteraceae  ) and may help control this invasive weed. This weevil was accidentally introduced into North America, and has been present in Ontario since 1971, or earlier ( Anderson and Korotyaev 2004).

Specimen data.

Quebec: MRC Marguerite-D’Youville, Varennes ( Verchères), 30.vi.2008, C. Chantal (1, CCCH).