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Sweet Potato Weevil

Cylas formicarius


Elongated, smooth, and shiny. Beak twice as long as head. Reddish pronotum, etc., with elytra blue-black, head and beak dusky

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oxyjack 8 years ago

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oxyjack 8 years ago

You're welcome! Great photos!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

fantastic !

AlbertTamayo 8 years ago

Thanks everyone. Thank you so much oxyjack for the ID!

MaryEvans2 9 years ago

Stunning macro and loved the video. Nice spotting

NoriethAlejandra 9 years ago

What a great contribution! Nice..

LuisStevens 9 years ago

Great Video!

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 9 years ago

All your photos are stunning. Congratulations.
Can you include in the mission of Weevils this spotting? Thank you.

AnnalisaD 9 years ago

Very entertaining video! Great capture :)

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Great video

misako 9 years ago

nice video!

AlbertTamayo 9 years ago

Sorry can't remember which plant... just spotted it in our backyard... looks like an ant from a distance.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Like to know which plant you spot this. Also where in urban or wild.

AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

I LOVE the way you've put music to this critter: Weevil magic!

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Metro Manila, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 29, 2010
Submitted on Oct 9, 2011

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