- 5mm long
- brown with white, black and grey patches
- white tip of the abdomen is marked with two black, oval spots
- are not true weevils so lack the typical snout.
- bright yellow and cigar shaped
- about 1.5mm long
- attached individually to developing pods.
Larvae burrow directly into pods to feed on cotyledons and remain protected in the seed until the adult emerges. Once eggs are laid it is too late for field control.