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Beetle ID

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Best Answer Shaye , March 16 2016 - 2:51 AM

I believe this is Otiorhynchus Sulcatus or the black vine weevil.

 

I figured better late than never on the ID.

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#1 Offline LC3 - Posted September 21 2015 - 10:53 PM

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 Location of collection: In a house.
 

Habitat of collection: 
 

Length: 1cm (10mm)
 

Color, hue, pattern and texture: Black, with orange speckles, 
 

Distinguishing characteristics: Has a long thorax part thing. Is really slow and good at grabbing onto things.
 

Anything else distinctive: Their poop is brown and looks like a smudge. (is that important i have no clue)
 

 Nest description: Found these outside a couple of times under some dried leaf litter they seem to like drier climates compared to more wet ones.

 

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#2 Offline Gregory2455 - Posted September 21 2015 - 11:03 PM

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No clue, but really cool! :)



#3 Offline dermy - Posted September 21 2015 - 11:11 PM

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Looks like a weevil of some sort.


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#4 Offline kellakk - Posted September 22 2015 - 9:43 PM

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Yeah, some kind of weevil.  


Current Species:
Novomessor cockerelli (2), Brachymyrmex patagonicus (1)Veromessor pergandei (1?), Dorymyrmex bureni (1)


#5 Offline Shaye - Posted March 16 2016 - 2:51 AM   Best Answer

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I believe this is Otiorhynchus Sulcatus or the black vine weevil.

 

I figured better late than never on the ID.


Edited by Shaye, March 16 2016 - 2:52 AM.

A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?






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