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True Weevil or Snout Beetle

Family: Curculionidae

Description:

At moth light after dark; Not much more than 1/4" long.

Habitat:

Forest surrounding Rancho Naturalista, Costa Rica

Notes:

From Wikipedia: "The Curculionidae comprises the family of the "true" weevils (or "snout beetles"). It is one of the largest animal families, with 5,489 genera and 86,100 species described worldwide."

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2 Comments

yahk66
yahk66 4 years ago

Thanks for the confirmation, Bayucca. I look forward to learning WHICH genus/species... though that seems pretty daunting considering the n.

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Yes, Curculionidae. Cannot tell you more at the moment.

yahk66
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Provincia Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 24, 2017
Submitted on May 29, 2017

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