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Lily weevil

Brachycerus sp

Description:

large, attractive weevil,about 20mm long, with dark longitudinal stripes along the wing cases, each bearing a line of brown spots with a paler circumference

Habitat:

open scrub in the Kalahari desert, sandy.

Notes:

This individual was living up to its name and happily munching on an emerging Crinum lily shoot

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6 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

Great!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Super capture C.Sydes

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 7 years ago

That's an amazing weevil.

oxyjack
oxyjack 7 years ago

What a magnificent weevil!

harsuame
harsuame 7 years ago

Wow grandioso que gorgojo

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 7 years ago

wonderful photo and spotting - what interesting markings it has.

C.Sydes
Spotted by
C.Sydes

Kweneng District, Botswana

Lat: -23.54, Long: 24.17

Spotted on Dec 1, 2007
Submitted on Mar 27, 2012

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