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gerrymac 13 10 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2008 5:18PM
WOW what a creepy looking thing...great close up
Gerry
mrsvee 12 1 England
19 Aug 2008 5:20PM
Wow! I would no like to meet it in the dark.
Super close-up, great detal.
Vee.
jdenman 12 19 5 Spain
19 Aug 2008 5:28PM
Cracking macro.
John
19 Aug 2008 5:35PM
Cute???
Maybe not...
But great shot all the same!
pamelajean Plus
15 1.5k 2203 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2008 5:35PM
It's a weevil, Jason.
ZakBlack 13 105 14 England
19 Aug 2008 5:38PM
A Weevil ? I'm off to Google it. I knew it would have evil in its name.
cheers
ZakBlack 13 105 14 England
19 Aug 2008 5:43PM
Certainly looks like the weevil family but info on tinternet suggest theyre only 6mm long and mine was more 15mm?
barry john 17 25 England
19 Aug 2008 5:58PM
wow a really frighting insect if your that size !!
nice close up
Barry John
speedprint 13 18 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2008 6:17PM
maybe it is a giant weevil...sometimes an indication that you have a damp spot...
19 Aug 2008 6:20PM
I think you'll find the 6mm version is the lesser of two weevil's
KarenFB Plus
14 5.6k 180 England
19 Aug 2008 6:32PM
I agree with pamelajean, it's a Pine Weevil! Lovely details and you've caught it brilliantly!


Quote:I think you'll find the 6mm version is the lesser of two weevil's


Groan!!!! That's awful!! Tongue
CHIPPYX1X 14 2 England
19 Aug 2008 6:37PM
Cracking shot great detail, after a search of about 15mins I think I found it, it looks like a vine weevil (otiorhynchus sulcatus) well captured
Davey
Tigress 12 Scotland
19 Aug 2008 7:41PM
Great capture. His mother loves him ( although not the George Clooney of the bug world!)
ZakBlack 13 105 14 England
20 Aug 2008 7:19AM
Thanks everyone. much appreciated...
Thanatos 14 6
17 Jan 2009 4:17PM
weevil, you get large ones in Gibraltar and Morocco
francisg 16 705 1 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2011 3:58PM
An excellent macro shot. Of such stuff are nightmares made.

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