JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

Gems covered by Gold Dust! Usualy mostly 'yellow' in colour, but it is a layer of 'gold dust' covering it's true gems! Gold Dust Weevil,Hypomeces pulviger,Malaysia,Penang,Weevil Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Gems covered by Gold Dust!

Usualy mostly 'yellow' in colour, but it is a layer of 'gold dust' covering it's true gems!

    comments (8)

  1. Stunning, and great capture too!
    Posted 7 months ago
    1. Thanks, Claire :) Posted 7 months ago
  2. It looks it's covered in glitter ;). Posted 7 months ago
    1. Actually, the 'glitter/gems' are covered by the 'gold/yellow dust'. Posted 7 months ago
  3. Brilliant capture of a beautiful Weevil Posted 7 months ago
    1. Thanks, Greg :) Posted 7 months ago
  4. Beautiful colours! What does it feed on? Posted 7 months ago
    1. Not sure, should be feeding on leafs, probably oligophagus.
      Was told more often to find them among durian trees.
      Posted 7 months ago

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

Hypomeces pulviger is a species of Weevil from the Family of Circulionidae.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Albert Kang
View Albert Kang's profile

By Albert Kang

All rights reserved
Uploaded Sep 29, 2021. Captured Sep 23, 2021 18:21.
  • TG-6
  • f/14.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO320
  • 18mm