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Diamond weevil

Chrysolopus spectabilis

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Diamond Beetle
Chrysolopus spectabilis Chrysolopus spectabilis


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3 Comments

ValerieDensmore
ValerieDensmore 7 years ago

Thanks for the ID! I'm a complete newbie to beetles.

sarahaw1981
sarahaw1981 7 years ago

Chrysolopus spectabilis is a species of weevil found in south-eastern Australia. It is up to 25 mm long, with metallic green patterns on a black background. It is a specialist, only known from 28 species of Acacia. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Chrysolopus spectabilis
Rank: Species

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Curculionidae, Aterpinae, Chrysolopus spectabilis.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N0...

ValerieDensmore
Spotted by
ValerieDensmore

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Dec 15, 2012
Submitted on Dec 18, 2012

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