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Red Palm weevil

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus

Description:

approx. 1 1/4 inches long

Habitat:

spotted over stream in wooded area

Notes:

This fellow had fallen into the water, but managed to climb a twig and fly away.

1 Species ID Suggestions

oxyjack
oxyjack 7 years ago
Cocklebur Billbug (weevil)
Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus


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2 Comments

auntnance123
auntnance123 7 years ago

Thak you both. I've looked at the descriptions of the cocklebur weevil and it seems they are only 1/2 inch long. This weevil was 1 inch plus easily.

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

nice series - love those antennae with little red balls on the end!

auntnance123
Spotted by
auntnance123

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.43, Long: -80.76

Spotted on May 28, 2012
Submitted on May 28, 2012

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