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A very distinctive weevil.I am always delighted to see one.
Thank you, Rob.
Sorry. I changed it.
But now you should take the right ID ;-)...
Thank you very much for your comments, Lauren and Mark, I am always surprised to see how you find all this information, bayucca. Thank you very much!
Finally, we got it!!Curculionidae, Baridinae, Peridinetini, Peridinetus cretaceus. There are no pictures on the web besides ours on Project Noah!! Only illustrated reference would be here in #15:http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections...Proof for the reports of Costa Rica:http://www.crbio.cr/portalCRBio/species/...Bibliography for Peridinetus cretaceus:http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/name/...Categorized as "doubtful species", this applies only for the name, not for the species, name is so called temporary valid, so nice enough for Project Noah:http://www.gbif.org/species/1228286Catalog of Life of August 2014: Taxon still valid:http://www.catalogueoflife.org/col/detai...Original description by Champion:http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/...So, a lot of information, but no picture! Only here on Project Noah!!Another one, now with corrected scientific name:https://www.flickr.com/photos/chris_chaf...Confirmed ID:http://naturecloseups.com/posts/black-an...
Are you sure this is not a penguin? :-)
Curculionoidea and probably Curculionidae? Might be Cholus sp., but we all had difficutlies to get closer...http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/730...I will keep an eye on it...
Lat: 9.98, Long: -84.06
Spotted on Jun 8, 2014 Submitted on Sep 12, 2014
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