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Whats this bug??
Location: Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia
February 15, 2011 9:46 am
Hi there,
Just wondering what this type of bug is, I have never seen something like this before.
Signature: anyway

Elephant Weevil

Dear anyway,
This is an Elephant Weevil,
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris, which you may verify on the Oz Animals website which states:  “The Elephant Weevil is pest to the wine industry as it feds on grape vines. It is a brown grey weevil with a long slender snout and long forelegs. The body has thick black or brown scales. The antennae are clubbed and form an L shape with a distinct elbow. Males antennae are located much closer to the point of the snout than females. Males also have longer forelegs than females.

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3 Responses to Elephant Weevil from Australia

  1. Tracy says:

    Do you have any photos of the Elephant Weevil Cocoon stage?

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