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Gonipterus platensis

By chavender
Found this in the garden (France).

The gum tree weevil is endemic to Australia where Eucalyptus trees are native. The weevil has spread to China, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, South Africa, St. Helena, Swaziland, Uganda, Zimbabwe etc. Also to Brazil, Chile and Uruguay and the United States, and in Europe to France, Italy, Portugal and Spain

Tags: Close-up and macro Weevil

Voters: KarenFB, LoryC, sparrowhawk and 23 more


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KarenFB Plus
14 5.5k 179 England
1 Oct 2020 7:20AM
Beautifully caught and presented!
sparrowhawk Plus
11 282 2 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2020 7:26AM
great shot i've seen weevils before but never this one
1 Oct 2020 8:09AM
Great detailed macro here.

Dave.
Lovely specimen, excellent detail.
Carol
Fefe Plus
8 53 34 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2020 3:59PM
Its a Clanger


GrinGrin
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
1 Oct 2020 8:49PM
A snout bug! Good one!

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