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black
jardin malinche
Heredia
Raynox 250
Curculionidae
Coleoptera
Costa Rica
weevil
white
beetle
insect
Weevil Wednesday


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Weevil Wednesday - Wee Beastie

Weevil Wednesday - Wee Beastie
I love weevils - except when they're in my flour. They're just so cute. This fellow (and his friends - there were several of them in the one plant) played dead when he felt threatened. He would either fall over on his side, or tuck his snout and legs under him and lie there like a lump. With his coloring he appears to be nothing more than bird droppings then. And who would be interested in that? Apparently I would ...

I've collected quite an archive of beetle photos, and I haven't had much time recently, but I'm going to try to get some of them posted, with weevils every wednesday ...

Photographed in Heredia, Costa Rica | June 2011.

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