Green Immigrant Leaf Weevil

Subject: What kind of bug is this?
Location: Northern Maine
July 15, 2016 2:45 pm
We have many of these small green bugs around our house and we are wondering what they are?
Signature: Elizabeth Collins

Green Immigrant Leaf Weevil
Green Immigrant Leaf Weevil

Dear Elizabeth,
This is a Green Immigrant Leaf Weevil,
Polydrusus formosus, a species introduced from Europe.  According to BugGuide, it feeds on “primarily Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis).”

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