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Broad-nosed Weevil - Dyslobus

Broad-nosed Weevil - Dyslobus
Bend, Deschutes County, Oregon, USA
August 30, 2008
Size: 5/8"
Captured on bathroom wall, released into front yard after photographing


Dyslobus sp.
Charles O'Brien det.

Moved from Beetles.

can be safely moved to Entiminae

What Kind of Weevil?
I think we've established that this is some kind of weevil. We have now deduced that it is not an Asiatic/Asian Oak Weevil. There are differing photos of what are claimed to be a Strawberry Root Weevil, but I'm not convinced that it is one of those either. Still need help.

We´ll have to wait . . .
. . . for a weevil expert, he/she may tell. Unfortunately, Weevils are one of the most species-rich beetle groups, and the broad-nosed ones again one of the larger subgroups (if not largest).

location and size of eyes too different to be asian oak weevil.

Not an Asiatic Oak Weevil? Then What?
If this isn't an Asiatic Oak Weevil, then what is it? It has to be common since I've seen these often.

Some sort of Weevil, I can't even put a subfamily on this group usually.

Re: Some sort of weevil
Further investigation reveals that this is likely an Asiatic Oak Weevil (Cyrtepistomus castaneus).

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