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Gonipterus pulverulentus

8 Eucalyptus weevil at Acton, ACT

Gonipterus pulverulentus at Acton, ACT - 26 Jun 2022
Gonipterus pulverulentus at Acton, ACT - 26 Jun 2022
Gonipterus pulverulentus at Acton, ACT - 26 Jun 2022
Gonipterus pulverulentus at Acton, ACT - 26 Jun 2022
Gonipterus pulverulentus at Acton, ACT - 26 Jun 2022
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Identification history

Gonipterus pulverulentus 27 Jun 2022 Birdy
Gonipterus pulverulentus 27 Jun 2022 TimL

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The final image shows the weevil's knees. Just in case you were wondering what they look like.....

4 comments

gregbaines wrote:
   27 Jun 2022
Amazing photo's, thank you!
HelenCross wrote:
   1 Jul 2022
Great photos Tim!
TimL wrote:
   2 Jul 2022
Thanks Helen. Likewise.
TimL wrote:
   6 hrs ago
See follow-up sighting 4440661.

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Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 7 Aug 2022 by TimL Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 7 Aug 2022 by TimL Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Myrmecia simillima (A Bull Ant) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Chelaner kiliani (Kilian's ant) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2022 by TimL Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2022 by TimL Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Lophyrotoma interrupta (Cattle Poisoning Sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2022 by TimL Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2022 by LD12 Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by MarkT Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Christine Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL Cleogonini sp. (tribe) (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by TimL Milichiidae (family) (Freeloader fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by TimL Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL Passiflora cinnabarina (Red Passionflower) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by TimL Calolampra sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by TimL Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (Giant Snowball Mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jun 2021 by TimL Pergagrapta bella (A sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL Araneus ginninderranus (Dondale's Orb-weaver) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by TimL Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by TimL Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Stenosmylus tenuis (Osmylid lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Enicospilus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by TimL Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL Pentatomidae (family) (Shield or Stink bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by TimL Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by TimL Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by Tim L Pentatomidae (family) (Shield or Stink bug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by TimL Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by TimL Cicadettini sp. (tribe) (Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by TimL Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by TimL Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL Ptomaphila lacrymosa (Carrion Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 15 Dec 2020 by TimL Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 15 Dec 2020 by Tim L Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by TimL Pauropsalta mneme (Alarm Clock Squawker) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by TimL Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 7 Aug 2022 by TimL
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 7 Aug 2022 by TimL
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Myrmecia simillima (A Bull Ant) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Chelaner kiliani (Kilian's ant) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2022 by TimL
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2022 by TimL
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL
Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL
Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Lophyrotoma interrupta (Cattle Poisoning Sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2022 by TimL
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2022 by LD12
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Christine
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cleogonini sp. (tribe) (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL
Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by TimL
Milichiidae (family) (Freeloader fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL
Passiflora cinnabarina (Red Passionflower) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by TimL
Calolampra sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by TimL
Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (Giant Snowball Mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jun 2021 by TimL
Pergagrapta bella (A sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL
Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL
Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Araneus ginninderranus (Dondale's Orb-weaver) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by TimL
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by TimL
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Stenosmylus tenuis (Osmylid lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL
Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Enicospilus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by TimL
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL
Pentatomidae (family) (Shield or Stink bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by TimL
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by TimL
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by Tim L
Pentatomidae (family) (Shield or Stink bug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by TimL
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by TimL
Cicadettini sp. (tribe) (Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by TimL
Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by TimL
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL
Ptomaphila lacrymosa (Carrion Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 15 Dec 2020 by TimL
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 15 Dec 2020 by Tim L
Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by TimL
Pauropsalta mneme (Alarm Clock Squawker) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL
Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by TimL
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL

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  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 26 Jun 2022 10:10 AM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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