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Photo#1188746
Tiny weevil - Microon canadense

Tiny weevil - Microon canadense
Mirror Pool, Richland County, North Dakota, USA
May 5, 1983
Size: 2 mm
This specimen is one of five that were sweep net collected in an area that is no longer accessible. Any help at least to genera would be greatly appreciated..

Moved

Microon canadensis
This is Microon canadensis. It is Brentidae and belongs to one of the primitive weevil groups that has geniculate antennae, Nanophyinae.

 
Excellent
Great thanks!

Moved for expert review to Curculionidae
Looks familiar but I am having trouble placing it. I keep coming back to Anthonomini but that may not be right.

Again, please post these to the family level (or the lowest level you are comfortable with)--may get overlooked by specialists in ID Request.

Moved from ID Request.

 
The reason I leave these
in the ID request area for some time is that I like other bugguiders that may not regularily go to the individual areas see some of these specimens, and what level of clarity in photography can be expected or achieved. As stated in my biography. I do move my images when I see fit. Kind of odd that most of the time I get ID's quite quickly in the ID request area, but most of my specimens that have ended up being moved by someone else into a particular area have never again been touched. Please rest assured that I do move my stuff, and prefer to do so myself, unless there is some sort of Bugguide rule in reference to something otherwise...Then I certainly do apologize...

Nice pic. Outstanding detail.
Nice pic. Outstanding detail. Focus stacking?

 
Yes
This one is about 25 images stacked on each of the views, through a lens that I built that allows me to use different microscope objectives for magnification..

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