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Nut Weevil - Curculio sp. Robust weevil that was dark brown with pale mottling. Rostrum was curved, long, and thin with antennae set midway.  <br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a light at night in a rural area.<br />
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Maybe Curculio obtusus, but I&#039;m not sure. Geotagged,Summer,United States,acorn weevil,beetle,curculio,nut weevil,weevil Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Nut Weevil - Curculio sp.

Robust weevil that was dark brown with pale mottling. Rostrum was curved, long, and thin with antennae set midway.

Habitat: Attracted to a light at night in a rural area.

Maybe Curculio obtusus, but I'm not sure.

    comments (7)

  1. Precious! Posted one year ago, modified one year ago
    1. It was :)! And, it was super fast! I don't think it wanted its picture taken! Posted one year ago
      1. Nice! Is he standing on a glass? Posted one year ago
        1. Yes - it was walking around on my sliding glass door. Posted one year ago
          1. It makes a cool effect :-) Posted one year ago
  2. Really cool, they are such strange and funny creatures up close. Posted one year ago
    1. I love weevils. The position of their antennae on their "noses" makes them look so nerdy, but in a totally cute way. Posted one year ago

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Uploaded Aug 30, 2018. Captured Aug 29, 2018 22:14 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm