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Weevils

Description:

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

Habitat:

On this plant in Tawau Hills Park - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/172...

Notes:

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

1 Species ID Suggestions

thaptor
thaptor 4 years ago
Palm weevil
Dryophthoridae gen. sp.


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1 Comment

thaptor
thaptor 4 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.

ChunXingWong
Spotted by
ChunXingWong

Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

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

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