Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2. Here's how to add your images.

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#589351
Weevil  - Curculio

Weevil - Curculio
Del Valle, Travis County, Texas, USA
October 22, 2011
Size: 1/3"
Some sort of weevil. Not sure if it is an acorn weevil as we do have some live oak trees in the yard. We have had the windows open with the great fall weather. This one was found inside the house and I put it on a gerbra daisy I was already photographing. It seemed to enjoy the environment.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

can i use this picture as my wallpaper
this is an awesome picture great job... what is your trick...

 
Lots of soft light & patience
This was taken with the Canon MP-E 65mm macro lens (1-5x magnification) inside the house using Alien Bees monolight strobes. The softboxes made for some nice light. It is a difficult lens with a narrow depth of field so lots of holding your breath is needed if shooting handheld.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.