BLACK VINE WEEVILS
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The Black Vine Weevil (sometimes referred to as the Taxus Weevil) is a black or slate gray, wingless, nocturnal insect that has a short snout and elbowed antennae. They are a prominent pest in nurseries and around landscape plants (particularly rhododendrons) throughout the majority of the country.
Black Vine Weevil larvae are very destructive to plants when they are feeding. The larvae is white, C-shaped, has a brown head and feeds on roots. Larval feeding happens in mid-summer through the fall and in the early spring. The adults feed on plants and can lay up to 500 eggs over a period of two to three weeks.