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Straight-snouted Weevil

Coleoptera, Brentidae


Two-tone brown with yellow, squarish spots.


This particular one: In my bathroom in my cabin in North-Eastern Colombia, on the slopes of the San Lorenzo Ridge in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, above the town of Santa Marta, Colombia.


Aside from cute, very calm and friendly. "..recognized by their distinctive long snout and geniculate antennae with small clubs...They are among the families of weevils that have non-elbowed antennae." "Brentidae is a cosmopolitan family of primarily xylophagous beetles also known as straight-snouted weevils."

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 9 years ago
Straight-snouted weevil

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1 Comment

allencraig 9 years ago

Wow, there seem to be many types of weevils, but "straight-snouted" seems correct. Thanks again!

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Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia

Spotted on Aug 26, 2011
Submitted on Oct 5, 2011

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