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Spotting

Habitat:

among grasses.

Notes:

the probosis was long. maybe belongs to a weevil family ?

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6 Comments

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan 10 years ago

it really looks difficult to differentiate, but krishnendu, the link was really resourceful. thanks alot.

Krishnendu Guin
Krishnendu Guin 10 years ago

apionid weevil...very close to Holotrichapion aethiops

http://www.kerbtier.de/cgi-bin/enFSearch...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

I feel its a kind of Giraffe Weevil.... This reminding Dan's(not exact like that Girraffe Neck) spotting..!!

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan 10 years ago

do Fallapion finitimum fakes dead? cuz this one was faking dead the first time i caught it. It was tiny too.

Aonach_Eagach
Aonach_Eagach 10 years ago

could be a Fallapion finitimum if it has ridges along its abdomen, check out http://bugguide.net/node/view/384397/bgi...

lori.tas
lori.tas 10 years ago

Definitely a weevil of some sort.

ChimeTsetan
Spotted by
ChimeTsetan

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jul 4, 2011
Submitted on Jul 4, 2011

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