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Pale Green Weevil - Polydrusus impressifrons

Pale Green Weevil - Polydrusus impressifrons
Richmond Hill, York Region, Ontario, Canada
June 12, 2007
A common species on Salix and other plants in my backyard.
This is a Polydrusus impressifrons. Features that distinguish it from the similar sericeus (from the info page): "less conspicuous black lines in elytra, relatively small eyes positioned laterally and parallel to midline, least interocular distance 1.5 to 2 times width of eye, elytral margins slightly sinuate and widest near apex, and anterior margin of snout with notch in middle"
All of which are visible in this image. Will need new species page.

may add a distinguishing feature?
note the very different development of the lateral sulci of the rostrum (antennal base inserted in repose) of this species, and P.sericeus:

Ah, good observation, Boris
Maybe we can note that on the info page.

Moved from Polydrusus.

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