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Elephant weevil

Description:

Small weevil in various shades of brown with ribbed elytra and four bumps on its back.

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6 Comments

Alj
Alj 8 years ago

Spot on with elephant weevil I think. L shaped antennae are a giveaway

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

Thanks for your comments, it was fun to spot this one.

Ietermagog
Ietermagog 8 years ago

Great series!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

I am fond of weevils. They are the clowns of insects world.

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

Here is a possible ID... Elephant weevil - Orthorhinus cylindrirostris
http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 8 years ago

Cool spotting. The last photo is my favorite.

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Feb 4, 2012
Submitted on Feb 5, 2012

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