Subject:  Costa Rica Trip
Geographic location of the bug:  Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Date: 06/18/2019
Time: 08:56 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Found this dead in the pool on our trip to Costa Rica. I did put it poolside as sometimes a “drowned” insect can come back…but with all the birds and lizards, I’m sure the insect ended up a snack.
Bonus image is a cute little velvet ant from San Jose, Costa Rica
How you want your letter signed:  Traveling guy

Bottlebrush Weevil

Dear Traveling guy,
This is a Bottlebrush Weevil,
Rhinostomus barbirostris.  According to iNaturalist, it is also called a Bearded Weevil.

Bottlebrush Weevil

Location: Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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