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Oak Timberworm

Arrhenodes minutus


Narrow dark colored weevil with light spots. Sexually dimorphic - females have a long thin snout and males a short broad snout used to defend the females from rival males while the female is laying eggs. Feed on oak and other hardwoods.


Forest edge of swampland

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Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Jun 25, 2011
Submitted on Jan 13, 2013

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