This situation has been further complicated by the importation of billbug
infested turfgrass from the U.
Insect problems vary regionally and seasonally In Idaho's Snake River basin, billbug
is a summer problem.
Huang & Buss (2009) reported that > 80% of all billbug
adults collected from pitfall traps located on 4 golf courses in Florida were S.
The hunting billbug
, Sphenophorus venatus vestitus (Chittenden) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is an abundant, widespread, and damaging billbug
species in the U.
The hunting billbug
(HBB) (Sphenophorus venatus vestitus Chittenden) has been listed as a damaging pest of turfgrass from New Jersey (Johnson-Cicalese & Funk 1990), south to Georgia (Morrill & Suber 1976) and Florida (Kelsheimer 1956); west to Kansas (Brissell & Clark 1968), Texas, California, and Hawaii (Davis & Krauss 1964; LaPlante 1966) and throughout the Caribbean Islands (Vaurie 1951; Vittum et al.
Cavalier has exhibited resistance to the tropical sod webworm (Reinert & Engelke 2001), hunting billbug
, Sphenophorus venatus vestitus Chittenden, (Reinert & Engelke, unpublished manuscript), the tawny mole cricket, Scapteriscus vicinus Scudder (Braman et al.
The grubs collected on both days were mostly southern masked chafer (Cyclocephala lurida), a few billbug
larvae, 1 Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) grub, and 5 unidentified larvae.
Among the pests profiled are billbugs
, cutworms, green June beetle, mound-building ants on golf courses, and yellow jackets.
(Sphenophorus parvulus Gyllenhal) continued to be common during survey work in turfgrass, but were under-reported as a turfgrass pest.
Poncho 1250 is especially for the corn producer dealing with corn rootworms or billbugs
," Holliday says.
Other bugs that made homeowners "forlawn" included Fleas and Mole Crickets Billbugs
, Chiggers, Chinch Bugs and the European Crane Fly.
armyworms, cutworms and billbugs
without contaminating ground water, and without jeopardy to humans, pets, animals or aquatic life.