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The red palm weevil

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus

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StavrosApostolou 11 years ago

All these photos were taken on a dead palm tree.
This beetle has destroyed too many plants in Greece.
Introduced in the country during the Olympic Games and has since destroy most of the palm trees.
The success to the fight against was minimal

YukoChartraw 11 years ago

It would be awesome if we get to know the story behind this spotting!

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Αθήνα, Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Αττικής, Greece

Spotted on Dec 4, 2012
Submitted on Dec 4, 2012

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