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Weevil (Curculionoidea)Orthorhinus cylindrirostris

Elephant weevil at Weston, ACT

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Orthorhinus cylindrirostris at Weston, ACT - 27 Jan 2019
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris at Weston, ACT - 27 Jan 2019

Identification history

Weevil (Curculionoidea) Orthorhinus cylindrirostris 27 Jan 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Weevil (Curculionoidea) Orthorhinus cylindrirostris 27 Jan 2019 AliceH

Author's notes

This beautiful little creature was perched on a grevillea in an urban park on the west side of Oakey Hill. Possibly an elephant weevil. The position of the antennae on the rostrum may indicate a female.

1 comment

AliceH wrote:
   27 Jan 2019
Thks Michael

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Nearby Sightings

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Melanerythrus mactans (A seed bug) at Weston, ACT - 12 Oct 2019 Bromus catharticus (Prairie Grass) at Weston, ACT - 7 Oct 2019 Romulea rosea var. australis (Onion Grass) at Weston, ACT - 28 Sep 2019 Vulpia bromoides (Squirrel Tail Fescue) at Weston, ACT - 25 Sep 2019 Lomandra sp. at Weston, ACT - 22 Sep 2019 Freesia leichtlinii subsp. leichtlinii x Freesia leichtlinii subsp. alba (Freesia) at Weston, ACT - 22 Sep 2019 Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Weston, ACT - 27 Jan 2019 Austroicetes sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Weston, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 Phoracantha punctata (Longhorn beetle) at Weston, ACT - 25 Jan 2019 Fumaria sp. (Fumitory) at Weston, ACT - 25 Jan 2019 Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Weston, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Weston, ACT - 24 Jan 2019
Melanerythrus mactans (A seed bug) at Weston, ACT - 12 Oct 2019
Bromus catharticus (Prairie Grass) at Weston, ACT - 7 Oct 2019
Romulea rosea var. australis (Onion Grass) at Weston, ACT - 28 Sep 2019
Vulpia bromoides (Squirrel Tail Fescue) at Weston, ACT - 25 Sep 2019
Lomandra sp. at Weston, ACT - 22 Sep 2019
Freesia leichtlinii subsp. leichtlinii x Freesia leichtlinii subsp. alba (Freesia) at Weston, ACT - 22 Sep 2019
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Weston, ACT - 27 Jan 2019
Austroicetes sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Weston, ACT - 26 Jan 2019
Phoracantha punctata (Longhorn beetle) at Weston, ACT - 25 Jan 2019
Fumaria sp. (Fumitory) at Weston, ACT - 25 Jan 2019
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Weston, ACT - 24 Jan 2019
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Weston, ACT - 24 Jan 2019

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 27 Jan 2019 1:28 PM Recorded on
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