sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius  (Coleoptera: Brentidae) - 1435029

sweetpotato weevil
Cylas formicarius (Fabricius, 1798)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Adults are ant-like, shiny, blue-black, snout beetles whose "waist" and legs are bright orange-red. They are about 6 mm long.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Tuesday, July 23, 2002
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, April 29, 2009