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Can anyone help identifying the following insect?

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Can anyone help identifying the following insect? Think i'am mistaken it for a beetle. http://tinyurl.com/p9n2xax


Posted by: Deependra Dhakal (2 points) Deependra Dhakal
Posted: December 22, 2015




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It looks like a weevil. A beetle in the family Curculionidae. They are herbivores and the young (larvae) can consume seeds of bean plants, and other plants.

Have you seen many?



Posted by: David Hughes (54 points) David Hughes
Posted: December 23, 2015


Deependra Dhakal commented,
I get that. But given its long beak like mouth-modification, it's very peculiar to the kind. Would't you say?
As for the pest density, there were very few of them.

over 4 years ago.

David Hughes commented,
the long beak is a characteristic of this family of beetles. It is what identifies them
Are they still present?


How big is your field?

Try flicking them with your hands into a container of soapy water.

over 4 years ago.



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