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Oak Roller Weevil / Eichenblattroller / Žižak

Attelabus nitens

Description:

It's common name is the Oak Roller Weevil and it belongs to the Attelabidae family. The males measure about 5mm in length, but the females are larger, at around 7-8mm. The single egg is laid near the edge of a leaf, the leaf is cut and rolled up to protect the developing egg.

Notes:

ID with help of this site: http://www.eakringbirds.com/eakringbirds...

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3 Comments

injica
injica 8 years ago

Thanks Yuko :) Hvala Jopy!

Jopy
Jopy 8 years ago

predivan je! koja boja...bila si u pravu, najljepši!!! bravo!!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Lovely weevil!

injica
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Croatia

Spotted on May 26, 2013
Submitted on May 26, 2013

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