Weevils

Weevils are any of a superfamily (Curculionoidea) of beetles which have the head prolonged into a more or less distinct snout and which include many that are destructive especially as larvae to nuts, fruit, and grain or to living plants; especially : any of a family (Curculionidae) having a well-developed snout curved downward with the jaws at the tip and clubbed usually elbowed antennae.

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Nut-leaf weevil

 

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2 Responses to Weevils

  1. Anne says:

    This reminds me of the weevils we used to find in drums of maize meal on our farm when I was a child. I never thought to look at them closely then, so it is interesting to see your photograph.

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