Mecopus weevil, Mecopus tipularis  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - 5319030

Mecopus weevil
Mecopus tipularis Pascoe, 1870

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Body length male approx 8mm, female approx 7.3mm; the male has a pair of large spines on the underneath of the pronotum (called pectoral spines) and possesses hirsute fore tarsi; both sexes possess spines on the inner margin of the hind tibiae; Australia: Queensland, Babinda, Oct 1950.
Image type: Museum
Subject Gender: Pair
Image view: Lateral / Side
Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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Name: Pest and Diseases Image Library
Country: Australia

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