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Contact: Dr. Gadi V.P. Reddy
Entomological Society of America

The Sweetpotato Weevil, Cylas formicarius (Fabricius)

Caption: The sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Fabricius), is the most serious pest of sweetpotato around the world, damaging sweetpotatoes in the field and in storage.

Credit: Dr. Gadi V.P. Reddy

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