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Cionus tuberculosus - Cocoon w. larva visible Fresh cocoon with the shape of the larva still recognizable inside Cionini,Cionus,Cionus tuberculosus,Cocoon,Curculionidae,Curculioninae,Larva,Weevil Click/tap to enlarge

Cionus tuberculosus - Cocoon w. larva visible

Fresh cocoon with the shape of the larva still recognizable inside

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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.