Longan Pest: Green Weevil

Scientific Name: Hypomeces squamosus Fab.

Green weevil is in the Beetle families. The mature green weevil has different colors such as yellow, gray, black, or green and yellow. Its trunk-shaped mouth is very outstanding. Green weevil eats leaf and bud which obstructs the growth. The mature green weevil stays ingroup under the leaf and will drop to the ground when being disturbed.

Prevention and Elimination

  • Use Ozophrene 300-400 cc. or Acme 300-400 cc. or Phyretoxa (spray through the flower without killing bees) 200 cc. (usage rate is per 200 ltr. of water).

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