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Snout Beetle Side view of a Snout Beetle with its typical red/orange long snout. Beetles,Curculionidae,Insects,MACRO,Rhynchophorus ferrugineus,Snout Beetle,Weevils Click/tap to enlarge

Snout Beetle

Side view of a Snout Beetle with its typical red/orange long snout.

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  1. Do you take those pictures outdoors or you bring insects to your studio? Posted 8 years ago
    1. It happens that rented the house! But more often on the street Posted 8 years ago
  2. This is such a funny shot of this funny creature :) Posted 8 years ago

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The red palm weevil, ''Rhynchophorus ferrugineus'', is a species of snout beetle also known as the Asian palm weevil or sago palm weevil. The adult beetles are relatively large, ranging between two and five centimeters long, and are usually a rusty red colour - but many colour variants exist and have often been misidentified as different species . Weevil larvae can excavate holes in the trunk of a palm trees up to a metre long, thereby weakening and eventually killing the host plant. As a result,.. more

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Jul 17, 2011. Captured Oct 22, 2010 22:26.