Pest Photo

Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute,

Alfalfa snout beetle

Otiorhynchus ligustici

Alfalfa snout beetle (Otiorhynchus ligustici) is an insect pest of perennial legumes and hops. It is a native of Europe and was first detected in New York in 1896.

This pest is also highly destructive to alfalfa and clover.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CABI data sheet.