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Cionus tuberculosus - Larval poo factory Not a sharp/good image, but I quite like the way it shows the larva munching away at the leaf on one side and leaving left overs on the other ... :o)  Cionini,Cionus,Cionus tuberculosus,Curculionidae,Curculioninae,Larva,Weevil Click/tap to enlarge

Cionus tuberculosus - Larval poo factory

Not a sharp/good image, but I quite like the way it shows the larva munching away at the leaf on one side and leaving left overs on the other ... :o)

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Cionus tuberculosus is one of the small species of weevils in the tribe Cionini that have free living larvae on the plant's surface which are covered in slime for protection and create little cocoons of larval secretion.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Dec 24, 2018.