Subject: weevils in the rainforest
Geographic location of the bug: Rio Celeste de Upala near Rincon de la Vieja, Guanacaste,CR
Time: 10:16 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Please help me to identify these weevils, they were very interesting in texture and I can’t find them in INBIO,http://coleoptera-
thank you in advance
How you want your letter signed: Weevils from Rio Celeste de Upala
Like you, we have not had any luck determining a species identity for these mating Weevils. We did locate an image at the very bottom of the Homestead Brooklyn blog page devoted to Tapanti National Park that is unidentified and another similar looking individual from Selva Verde, Costa Rica that is unidentified on Alamy. The Costa Rica Research page of the Microbiology at Occidental College site also has a similar looking unidentified Weevil on it. Finally, we located your image on Jungle Dragon. Perhaps one of our readers will have better luck than we have had.
Thank you for your help!
It is always very tricky to identify CR insects. There are no books and no good web sites, only those meant for biological warfare identify ‘plagas’ or pests..
With best wishes