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Weevil - Rhinoncus pericarpius

Weevil - Rhinoncus pericarpius
Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
May 17, 2006
Size: ~4 mm
Shot in a field behind my yard. The white spot on the elytra seems like a key feature perhaps? It looks similar to Tom's shot:

Moved from Rhinoncus castor.

Rhinoncus sp.
but not castor: too big, sharp granules on elytral surface lacking. May likely also not be pericarpius.

i agree: not castor; probably, pericarpius

Curculionidae: Campylirhynchus castor
I think so also.

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