large brown trunk beetle, Hylobius abietis  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 5318056

large brown trunk beetle
Hylobius abietis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Adult 9-16 mm long, elytra are purple-brown in new adults, turning reddish brown to dark brown. Elytra have patches of long narrow yellow scales (ensiform) arranged in small groups in short irregular lines; surface is finely punctured. Pronotum has irregular patches of yellow ensiform scales, surface is punctured and wrinkled with a raised central line; shape is broader than long, strongly convex and constricted at the front. Head has 2 small patches of yellow scales; Velence, Hungary, 7-12.vi.2004. Coll: A. Szitó
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Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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Country: Australia

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