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Wattle pig - 2 (Fruit-tree Root Weevil)

Leptopius robustus


A pale broad-nosed weevil about 15 mm long.


Spotted on Blackwood ( Acacia melanoxylon)

Notes: all Leptopius species are called Wattle Pigs because of the broad nose. FAMILY CURCULIONIDAE

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

I agree Stephen - a good-looking one !

StephenSolomons 10 years ago

beautiful weevil

Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 17, 2013
Submitted on Sep 17, 2013

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