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This weevil was the most attractive of weevils. It was about 15 mm long and appeared to be covered with short tufted setae. The body was a pale brown with white patches. The thorax was covered with small raised black spots. On the anterior part of the pronotum were a pair of conical ochre-coloured tufts of setae.
The rostrum was thick, smooth and pointing downwards with elbowed antennae arising from near the tip. This could have been a male as the fore legs looked quite long.
Spotted on a broom tea-tree ( Leptospermum scoparium) in a national park.
This one is for Pamsai.