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Leaf twisting weevil

Apoderus tranquebaricus

Description:

The adult beetle twists the leaves into knots for the earlier stages of the insect.

Habitat:

backyard

Notes:

Insecta: Coleoptera: Curculionoidea: Attelabidae: Apoderinae: Apoderini

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15 Comments

ToshimiDowaki
ToshimiDowaki 7 years ago

Wonderful shot!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

Thanks Pam, Viv !!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 7 years ago

Great spotting Nuwan!

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

Fabulous, Nuwan... I just love weevils, and this is a really great shot of one. So sharp!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

Thanks Luis, Dilan malli

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Nice shot Nuwan aiya!!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Great!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

Thanks guys n' girls :)

James McNair
James McNair 7 years ago

Great image

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

Nice spotting Nuwan......

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

What a beautiful photo, Nuwan, so sharp! Congratulations.

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

WOW! So cool! Love the color! Great photo! Love the looks of weevils.

ChristosMaroulis
ChristosMaroulis 7 years ago

Very nice!!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

what a beauty :)

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 7 years ago

Wow! Great spot, Nuwan!

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

Sri Lanka

Spotted on Oct 16, 2014
Submitted on Oct 21, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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