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Palmetto Weevil

Rhynchophorus cruentatus


Showy weevil with cone-like snout, " the palmetto weevil (Rhynchophorus cruentatus) is an insect native to Florida, but has been found as far as southern Texas to the west and South Carolina to the north. It is the largest weevil in North America and the only kind of palm weevil in the continental United States. It infests palms and is considered a pest." Wikipedia


Pine scrub

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 14, 2015
Submitted on Mar 14, 2015

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