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Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, 1813) 4.8 mm long Curculionidae Alfalfa weevil,France,Geotagged,Hypera postica,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, 1813)

4.8 mm long Curculionidae

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  1. Beautiful furry little weevil Posted 3 months ago
  2. Congrats Claude, this photo is one of the top three photos of the week and has been featured on our Facebook page!

    Posted 3 months ago

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''Hypera postica'', commonly known as the alfalfa weevil, is a species of beetle in the superfamily Curculionoidea; it can be found in alfalfa fields throughout Europe. Considered a destructive threat to alfalfa production in North America, several accidental introductions have been successfully countered though the use of a variety of biological control species.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Claude CHAVAND
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Uploaded Jun 10, 2022. Captured Jun 10, 2022 19:04 in QMGJ+89 Gramat, France.
  • ILCE-7M2
  • f/10.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 65mm