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Weevil (Curculionoidea)Amycterus abnormis

Ground weevil at Namadgi National Park

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Amycterus abnormis at Namadgi National Park - 10 Jan 2019
Amycterus abnormis at Namadgi National Park - 10 Jan 2019
Amycterus abnormis at Namadgi National Park - 10 Jan 2019

Identification history

Weevil (Curculionoidea) Amycterus abnormis 22 Jan 2019 KimPullen
Weevil (Curculionoidea) Amycterus abnormis 21 Jan 2019 RogerF
Unidentified 21 Jan 2019 SWishart

Author's notes

Just as I was about to take a photo of the underside of this dead beetle, and after dropping it a couple of times, it got up and walked off.

1 comment

RogerF wrote:
   22 Jan 2019
Playing dead is a common defensive trait in these weevils and can be very realistic

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Nearby Sightings

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Talaurinus typicus at Namadgi National Park - 28 Dec 2018 Veronica perfoliata at Namadgi National Park - 28 Dec 2018 Rankinia diemensis at Namadgi National Park - 13 Nov 2018 Philobota sp near arabella at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2018 Unidentified Insect (TBC) at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2018 Melobasis propinqua at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2018 Dichromodes confluaria at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2018 Panesthia australis at Namadgi National Park - 10 Apr 2018 Talaurinus typicus at Namadgi National Park - 10 Apr 2018 Byallius sp. (genus) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Apr 2018 Dichromodes disputata at Namadgi National Park - 2 Nov 2017 Dichromodes atrosignata at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2017 Saragus sp. (genus) (TBC) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2017 Dolichoderus scabridus at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2017 Dichromodes ainaria at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2017 Candalides cyprotus at Namadgi National Park - 30 Sep 2017 Crassula sieberiana at Namadgi National Park - 8 Jan 2017 Liopholis whitii at Namadgi National Park - 8 Jan 2017 Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) at Namadgi National Park - 28 Feb 2016 Heteronympha merope at Namadgi National Park - 28 Feb 2016 Heteronympha merope at Namadgi National Park - 28 Feb 2016 Pelargonium inodorum  at Namadgi National Park - 25 Jan 2015
Talaurinus typicus at Namadgi National Park - 28 Dec 2018
Veronica perfoliata at Namadgi National Park - 28 Dec 2018
Rankinia diemensis at Namadgi National Park - 13 Nov 2018
Philobota sp near arabella at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2018
Unidentified Insect (TBC) at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2018
Melobasis propinqua at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2018
Dichromodes confluaria at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2018
Panesthia australis at Namadgi National Park - 10 Apr 2018
Talaurinus typicus at Namadgi National Park - 10 Apr 2018
Byallius sp. (genus) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Apr 2018
Dichromodes disputata at Namadgi National Park - 2 Nov 2017
Dichromodes atrosignata at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2017
Saragus sp. (genus) (TBC) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2017
Dolichoderus scabridus at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2017
Dichromodes ainaria at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2017
Candalides cyprotus at Namadgi National Park - 30 Sep 2017
Crassula sieberiana at Namadgi National Park - 8 Jan 2017
Liopholis whitii at Namadgi National Park - 8 Jan 2017
Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) at Namadgi National Park - 28 Feb 2016
Heteronympha merope at Namadgi National Park - 28 Feb 2016
Heteronympha merope at Namadgi National Park - 28 Feb 2016
Pelargonium inodorum  at Namadgi National Park - 25 Jan 2015

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Jan 2019 2:16 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by
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