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PESTS OF RICE (BORERS AND FOLIAGE FEEDERS) :: Minor Pests :: Rice Root Weevil - 2

15. Rice root weevil:  Hydronomidus molitar (Curculionidae: Coleoptera)

Damage symptoms: Yellowing of newly transplanted seedlings and presence of dead plants in large patches.

Bionomics: Adult is shiny black weevils with oblong body covered with greyish scales.  Grub is creamy white and aquatic.