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Snout or Weevil - Amalus scortillum

Snout or Weevil - Amalus scortillum
White Fox, Torch River, Saskatchewan, Canada
March 31, 2012
Size: ~ 1.5 mm
Likely out of season. In the last two weeks these began showing up inside a pail with a piece of sod, that has been warm and moist for the winter.

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Snout or Weevil - Amalus scortillum Snout or Weevil - Amalus scortillum

Amalus scortillum --det. B.A. Korotyaev
Moved from Ceutorhynchini.

suspect Amalus...
...but we may never know; nice bug anyway --pls try to get sharper pics so i could show them around

Moved from ID Request.

 
Sharper pics
Thanks for getting it close. Sorry for the picture effort, I cut off the blade of grass it was on, put it onto paper and set it on the garage floor.
These two were the best of six. If I ever see another one I’ll slow down and try a little harder.

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