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Polydrusus (Chrysoyphis) formosus (Mayer, 1779) 5.8 mm long Entiminae France,Geotagged,Green Immigrant Leaf Weevil,Polydrusus formosus,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Polydrusus (Chrysoyphis) formosus (Mayer, 1779)

5.8 mm long Entiminae

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Polydrusus formosus is a species of ''broad-nosed weevils'' belonging to the family Curculionidae, subfamily Entiminae. This beetle is present in most of Europe and in Nearctic ecozone.

They are eaters of young leaves and open blossoms of a wide variety of woodland trees and shrubs, but also fruit trees and hazelnut. They are considered a pest of fruit trees, causing extensive damages to their buds, blossoms and shoots.

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

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Uploaded May 7, 2021. Captured May 7, 2021 10:59 in Tour du Lac, 01700 Neyron, France.
  • ILCE-7M2
  • f/7.1
  • 1/4s
  • ISO640
  • 90mm