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Platystomos albinus - Dorsal-ish Finally had a chance to shoot decent images of this beautiful weevil (sorry for the overload ;o)<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92996/platystomos_albinus_-_lateral.html" title="Platystomos albinus - Lateral"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/92996_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1672876810&Signature=s6W7qSgGNnzLendp5qKGXY5LlwU%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Platystomos albinus - Lateral Finally had a chance to shoot decent images of this beautiful weevil (sorry for the overload ;o)<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92995/platystomos_albinus_-_dorsal-ish.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92997/platystomos_albinus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92998/platystomos_albinus_-_hair_tufts.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92999/platystomos_albinus_-_portrait.html Alerdinck,Anthribidae,Anthribinae,Anthribus albinus,Curculionoidea,Geotagged,Netherlands,Platystomos,Platystomos albinus,Weevil,nl: Grootkopsnuittor,nl: Witte boksnuitkever" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92997/platystomos_albinus_-_female.html" title="Platystomos albinus - Female"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/92997_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1672876810&Signature=UmjAV%2FpfGZgefw3coB%2FUM4snekU%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Platystomos albinus - Female Finally had a chance to shoot decent images of this beautiful weevil (sorry for the overload ;o)<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92995/platystomos_albinus_-_dorsal-ish.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92996/platystomos_albinus_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92998/platystomos_albinus_-_hair_tufts.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92999/platystomos_albinus_-_portrait.html Alerdinck,Anthribidae,Anthribinae,Anthribus albinus,Curculionoidea,Geotagged,Netherlands,Platystomos,Platystomos albinus,Weevil,nl: Grootkopsnuittor,nl: Witte boksnuitkever" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92998/platystomos_albinus_-_hair_tufts.html" title="Platystomos albinus - Hair tufts"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/92998_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1672876810&Signature=g3g7OB7nfrKzVAsq8ewxFRFnobU%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Platystomos albinus - Hair tufts Finally had a chance to shoot decent images of this beautiful weevil (sorry for the overload ;o)<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92995/platystomos_albinus_-_dorsal-ish.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92996/platystomos_albinus_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92997/platystomos_albinus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92999/platystomos_albinus_-_portrait.html Alerdinck,Anthribidae,Anthribinae,Anthribus albinus,Curculionoidea,Geotagged,Netherlands,Platystomos,Platystomos albinus,Weevil,nl: Grootkopsnuittor,nl: Witte boksnuitkever" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92999/platystomos_albinus_-_portrait.html" title="Platystomos albinus - Portrait"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/92999_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1672876810&Signature=daqSTqz3oDWLAsQ%2F7IZZ4McDJ74%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Platystomos albinus - Portrait Finally had a chance to shoot decent images of this beautiful weevil (sorry for the overload ;o)<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92995/platystomos_albinus_-_dorsal-ish.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92996/platystomos_albinus_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92997/platystomos_albinus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/92998/platystomos_albinus_-_hair_tufts.html Alerdinck,Anthribidae,Anthribinae,Anthribus albinus,Curculionoidea,Geotagged,Netherlands,Platystomos,Platystomos albinus,Weevil,nl: Grootkopsnuittor,nl: Witte boksnuitkever" /></a></figure> Alerdinck,Anthribidae,Anthribinae,Anthribus albinus,Curculionoidea,Geotagged,Netherlands,Platystomos,Platystomos albinus,Weevil,nl: Grootkopsnuittor,nl: Witte boksnuitkever Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

''Platystomos albinus'' is a species of beetle in the family Anthribidae, the fungus weevils. Adults measure 7 to 10 mm . The larvae feed on decaying trees, and are associated with the fungus ''Daldinia''. It is present in deciduous forests throughout Europe and the Near East, including central southern and eastern Britain.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Apr 22, 2020. Captured in Den Alerdinckweg 3, 8055 PE Laag Zuthem, Netherlands.