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Green weevil for id

Observed: 16th June 2012 By: RobSpotRobSpot’s reputation in InvertebratesRobSpot’s reputation in InvertebratesRobSpot’s reputation in Invertebrates
green weevil on clover1
green weevil on clover2
Description:

A bright green weevil for id. Seen on red clover in a meadow. Thank you

Identifications
  • Phyllobius or Polydrusus ?
    Confidence: It might be this.
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    Likely ID
    Weevil (Phyllobuis sp.)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Phyllobius

If you can see the insertion point of the antenna from above, it's Phyllobius. Check out this site:
http://www.eakringbirds.com/eakringbirds6/insectsphyllobiusweevils.htm

Bill Welch

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Thank you

That's an interesting article comparing the two genera, with great photos.