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Photo#134685
weevil - Sphenophorus parvulus

weevil - Sphenophorus parvulus
Salt Lake City, (N40°46.727'W111°52.629'ele4609'), Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
August 2, 2007
Size: 7mm
Might be one of the "billbugs" lawn care providers always want to eradicate.

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Moved tentatively

Moved
Moved from Billbugs.

ID
Sphenophorus sp. definitely not venatus, but insufficient characters in the photos to be named to species. With almost 70 described valid species annd a dozen subspecies it is a difficult group to ID and be sure what the species is. Multiple photos help a lot but even with specimens it not always possible to ID the species.

suspect S. venatus -- let's wait for Dr. O'Brien's input
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Moved

yes
Its a billbug, in the genus Sphenophorus.

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