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Contact: Silvia Moreno-Garcia
University of British Columbia

Larinus minutus

Caption: This is a photo of Larinus minutus, a weevil introduced to combat the invasive diffuse knapweed in western North America. The effectiveness of the weevil and other biological agents may be reduced when species combinations work against each other.

Credit: UBC Science

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