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A couple of medium-sized palm weevils "interacting" with each other under a leaf. Dryophthoridae family


On this plant in Tawau Hills Park -


>>>Map accuracy : 10m diameter. Special thanks to Thaptor for the ID

1 Species ID Suggestions

thaptor 7 years ago
Palm weevil
Dryophthoridae gen. sp.

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thaptor 7 years ago

The common name is for the family. Which plants are hosts, depends on species. Mainly, species of this group are on Monocot plants - e.g. sort of ginger (Zingiberaceae) in this case.

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Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Nov 1, 2009
Submitted on Dec 31, 2012

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