Nut Weevil (Curculio nucum)

Inside an infested nut, a cream/white larva with a brown head surrounded by excrement may be found. A hole in a nut shell is a sign that the larvae has already finished feeding, and left the nut, substantially eaten out.

 

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Nut weevil

 

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2 Responses to Nut Weevil (Curculio nucum)

  1. Marvellous close-up details.

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  2. Thank you. 🙂

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