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Long-nosed weevils

Aoplocnemis rufipes


Small weevils with red legs, black elytra, head, thorax with some flacks of white/ About 14mm long.


In a local nature reserve.


This weevil is appearing occasionally with a mis-spelled scientific name. 'Aoplocnemus'
subfamily: Cyclominae
tribe: Aterpini

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bayucca 9 years ago

Thanks, Mark. Let's take the good things...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Aoplocnemus should be Aoplocnemis. This bad spelling is being copied around the web. I have notified all parties except for Ken Harris at Morwell National Park. This is why I didn't put the ID on immediately and wasted another hour this morning. The web can be a bad thing as well as good.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Thanks bayucca. Still too many things going on.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 15, 2014
Submitted on Nov 17, 2014

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