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Cionus tuberculosus - Streched  Cionini,Cionus,Cionus tuberculosus,Curculionidae,Curculioninae,Weevil Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Seriously cute! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Yes, absolutely adorable :o) ... but a genuine pita to get them in focus with ample zoom :-/ Posted 4 years ago
      1. Weevils, they are among the cutest insects! Posted 4 years ago

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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.