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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 14 days 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 8 days 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