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Dorytomus sp mating

Observed: 2nd March 2012 By: Edward NurcombeEdward Nurcombe’s reputation in InvertebratesEdward Nurcombe’s reputation in Invertebrates
Dorytomus sp mating

Two small Weevils mating on top of a fence post, not 100% on ID, possibly Dorytomus sp.

    Likely ID
    Dorytomus sp
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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I can't see any reason for that not to be a species of Dorytomus, but I don't know them well enough to confirm it. Do you have any photos taken from above (dorsal view), or a size measurement, or any information about what plant they might have been associated with?

It's a lovely detailed photo.

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