Details of this species in Virginia
Source: USDA, NRCS, 2002
Introduction: Unintentional (accidentally)
Species Notes for this Location:
Probably introduced to North America in the 1600s as a contaminant of crop seed and/or ship's ballast.
Management Notes for this Location:
Cassida rubignosa causes severe defoliation of C. arvense in Virginia and Maryland (Nuzzo, 1997).
Last Modified: 15/02/2004 4:06:32 p.m.