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Spiny Leaf-rolling Weevil

Paroplapoderus sp.


Small weevil. Approx 1/4" long. Predominantly orange colour body with raised black dots. Not sure if the rolled leaves are the home but found on the same plant


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VivBraznell 6 years ago

Thank you stho002 ... Name could'nt be more apt could it! Much appreciated!

stho002 6 years ago
VivBraznell 6 years ago

Okay Fyn! There were 4 of these rolled structures on the same plant. I wanted to open one up but don't like to do that if there is something inside, apart from poo, that is : )

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 6 years ago

The rolled leaves look like a moth cocoon.

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Spotted on Mar 23, 2014
Submitted on Mar 23, 2014

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