Pest description and crop damage Adults are grayish brown, slender weevils about 0.2 inch long, with a short snout and three parallel lines on the thorax. Adults notch leaf margins. They occasionally defoliate new seedlings, causing serious stand loss.
No products are registered specifically to control this pest. However, most products applied to control alfalfa weevil, cutworms, and armyworms also control this pest.