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Billbug

Sphenophorus australis australis

Description:

Black Snout Weevil with grooves in the exoskeleton that allow mud to pack into them. Tentative ID.

Habitat:

On the ground at the ranch house near the flower planters.

Notes:

First for Bug Guide in California! Also one of my "wanted" organisms for 2014 :)

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San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.93, Long: -117.18

Spotted on Feb 15, 2014
Submitted on Feb 16, 2014

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