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Apion longirostre - Rhopalapion longirostre - male

Apion longirostre - Rhopalapion longirostre - Male
San Leandro, Alameda County, California, USA
October 2, 2004
Size: approx 3mm
Apion longirostre
Hollyhock Weevil

I found it!
I can't believe I actually found the weevil that seems to suddenly appear and destroy the Hollyhocks growing a particular place! They are tough too. Nothing short of systemic insecticide kills them. I never thought it would actually be called Hollyhock Weevil.

I Love It
Thanks for contributing this terrific image of this intriguing creature.

you're welcome!

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