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.