Thistle Head Weevil   (three photoss)
Rhinocyllus conicus

Rhinocyllus conicus
On Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah.  © Carol Davis 8-4-2010

Thistle head weevil
These were introduced to the U.S. to combat noxious Musk
Thistle (Carduus nutans), according to Bugguide.
 © Carol Davis 8-4-2010, Jordanelle Dam wetlands,
Wasatch County, Utah

mating Rhinocyllus
These two were doing the naughty-naughty on
Antelope Island, Davis County, UT. © Carol Davis 6-3-2007

Home - Insects and Bugs of Utah

Other Home - Amazing Nature