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Weevil - Tyloderma laporteae

Weevil - Tyloderma laporteae
Pulaski County Park, Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
May 28, 2011
Size: 3.25 mm
A new one for the guide. I know v loves these things, so I'll let him take a crack at it before I spill the beans. :)

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Weevil - Tyloderma laporteae Weevil - Tyloderma laporteae

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Tyloderma laporteae Wibmer I compared it with types and and you are both correct in your ID. This is a tough group and this is not a commonly collectd species. It is also a new state record

 
fantastic --thanks much for this nice addition, guys.

Moved
Moved from Tyloderma.

neat bug. i suspect Tyloderma or something very close
keys out to laporteae Wibmer on(1), but doesn't match the description to a T
Moved from Snout and Bark Beetles.

 
You're good
Collected a pair of these from a nettle plant. Keys to laporteae for me also.

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