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Cionus tuberculosus (Scopoli, 1763) 4 mm long excluding rostrum on Scrophulae Cionus tuberculosus,France,Geotagged,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Cionus tuberculosus (Scopoli, 1763)

4 mm long excluding rostrum on Scrophulae

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Cionus tuberculosus is one of the small species of weevils in the tribe Cionini that have free living larvae on the plant's surface which are covered in slime for protection and create little cocoons of larval secretion.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Claude CHAVAND
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By Claude CHAVAND

Public Domain
Uploaded Aug 27, 2020. Captured Aug 27, 2020 16:11 in D63, 42740 PĂ©lussin, France.
  • ILCE-7M2
  • f/10.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO1000
  • 90mm