Clover hay-Pea leaf weevil

Sitona lineata

Pest description and crop damage Adults are small, grayish brown, faintly striped weevils about 0.2 inch long. They appear in large numbers in spring and sometimes in late summer. Adult feeding may kill seedling plants and seriously defoliate older stands. These insects migrate into fields from border areas.

Management-chemical control

Currently no materials are registered to control this pest. However, carbaryl (Sevin 80WSP) or Mustang MAX applied to control other weevils will also control this pest.