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

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

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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