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Weevils (mating)

Aoplocnemus sp.


Fairly long rostrum. Dark maroon/brown colour with some white markings.


Branch of a young eucalypt sapling.


Still looking for the species.

1 Species ID Suggestions

sarahaw1981 11 years ago
Elephant Weevil
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris

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MartinL 11 years ago

Rachael, this seems to be a Aoplocnemus sp. Tasmanicus is certainly from Tasmania and I can find no record of it in Victoria.
There are several other species of Aoplocnemus in Victoria from the Eol site and I think it is one of these.

Maria dB
Maria dB 11 years ago

Great series; especially like the third and fourth photos!

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3101, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 29, 2012
Submitted on Oct 29, 2012

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