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Tiny black weevil

Rhynolaccus formicarius


Looking like a small shiny black ant, this is a small weevil about 4 mm long with a rounded abdomen and thorax and a slightly curved snout and short straight antennae.
Legs were shiny black with thick femurs.


Spotted on wattle


Family: Brentidae
Subfamily: Apioninae
Weevils in this family are primitive weevils which are mostly xylophagous (wood eating),

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 months ago

Looks like an ant.

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.95, Long: 145.26

Spotted on Jan 7, 2019
Submitted on Jan 7, 2019

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