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Pink Weevil

Description:

A small, broad-nosed weevil, covered completely in round micro scales. There were many of these weevils out feeding at night on a small bush with sticky leaves. They were between 5 and 7 mm in length. They were feeding on the edges of the leaves. Chewed areas are visible in the 3rd picture. Family Curculionidae, Entiminae, Tribe Geonemini.

Habitat:

Bush along the roadside, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 2,200 meters.



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LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Jun 11, 2019
Submitted on Jun 13, 2019

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