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Lixus sp. - top - Lixus concavus

Lixus sp. - top - Lixus concavus
Picton, Ontario, Canada
August 7, 2004
Size: 15-20mm
A large weevil, at least 15mm long, might have been even bigger. It was on a buckwheat plant (polygonum sp.). Generic Id thanks to E. Eaton, see below.

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Lixus sp. - top - Lixus concavus Lixus sp. - side - Lixus concavus

Moved from Lixus.

Lixus mucidus LeConte, 1876, i believe

Lixus concavus Say, 1831
Robert Anderson det.

This is a species of Lixus, identified by its size, shape, and the pruinosity (easily rubbed off scales that give this specimen its reddish appearance). Nice image.

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