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Blue-green Citrus Root Weevil (Pachnaeus litus) - Pachnaeus litus

Blue-green Citrus Root Weevil (Pachnaeus litus) - Pachnaeus litus
Cape Coral, Lee County, Florida, USA
July 26, 2010
My first contribution to BugGuide! A Leaf Weevil (Polydrusus impressifrons)on a yellow rose. Unfortunately a common grackle flew down and ate this guy as I was making adjustments. He gave his life for this pic.

Male/female?

lovely shot of Pachnaeus litus [not a close kin to Polydrusus]
impossible to tell sex

Moved from ID Request.

 
Thank you for the clarificati
Thank you for the clarification!

 
no Polydrusus records in Fla. or anywhere in the se. US
another thing is, it's hard to believe this beetle could be anywhere near an inch -- must be at best half the indicated size, but more likely close to a third (ca. 8 mm) -- still, Polydrusus are even smaller.

 
He was at least as long as my
He was at least as long as my thumbnail. Definitely no less than 1/2".

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