3 images illustrating damage caused by Sri Lankan weevils to Red mangroves in SW Florida coastal environments.
Hardly a leaf has been spared by these invaders. All this within a time frame of less than 6 months. Mangroves,
though most likely not a host plant, seem to rank high on their list of ravenous cravings.
The wide shot at the bottom contains a serious no-no. Landscaping along coastal shores should keep host plants like Sea Grapes
separated by considerable yards from all types of mangroves growing on or close to land. Further out they appear to be safe.
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