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Red Palm Weevil

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

31 mm

Identifications
  •  
    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.

Comments

Jonathan's picture

I have moved this to the

I have moved this to the Invertebrates for you.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

George Platanias's picture

thanks

thanks

creaturesnapper's picture

palm weevil

Great looking beetle but fast becoming a real pest worldwide.