boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 5317087

boll weevil
Anthonomus grandis Boheman, 1843

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: The brown to greyish brown body of the beetle is covered with short, fine hair, giving it fuzzy appearance. Rostrum is slightly curved and us approximately half as long as its body. A distinctive characteristic is the double-toothed spur on the inner surface of each front leg; Nicaragua, 21 Nov 1962, L. Saenz
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Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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