Otiorhynchus cribricollis

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Otiorhynchus cribricollis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Entiminae
Tribe: Otiorhynchini
Genus: Otiorhynchus
Species: O. cribricollis
Binomial name
Otiorhynchus cribricollis

Otiorhynchus cribricollis is one of the many species in the weevil family (Curculionidae). It is native to the Mediterranean and a pest of apple orchards and vineyards in Western Australia.[1]

Life history[edit]

Adults reproduce parthenogenically and all are females. Adults are also flightless.


  1. ^ Diana Fisher. "Apple weevil (Otiorhynchus cribricollis) - pest of viticulture" (PDF). Department of Agriculture and Food, Government of Western Australia.