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Red Palm Weevil

Observed: 20th September 2012 By: George PlataniasGeorge Platanias’s reputation in Invertebrates
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus

31 mm

    Likely ID
    Red Palm Weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, Curculionidae, Coleoptera)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 2 People
    • Donald HobernInvertebrates expert
    • Matt Smith
      Amateur Entomologists' SocietyBees, Wasps and Ants Recording SocietyDipterists ForumPeople's Trust for Endangered SpeciesTachinid Recording Scheme
      Invertebrates expert
  • Red Palm Weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, Dryophthoridae, Curculionidea, Coleoptera, Insecta, Hexapoda, Arthropoda, Animalia)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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I have moved this to the

I have moved this to the Invertebrates for you.

University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

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palm weevil

Great looking beetle but fast becoming a real pest worldwide.