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Small black weevil with a brown pattern of scales on the elytra. The legs and proboscis are banded (also due to white scales on black). About 3 mm in length. The proboscis is long, directed backwards under the body and is kept in a groove between the first and second coxae when frightened. Family Curculionidae, Subfamily Cryptorhynchinae.


Garden lights, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 2,200 meters.

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Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Jul 11, 2018
Submitted on Nov 27, 2018

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