Curculionidae -- Weevils




Weevils -- showing variation between species in shape and size of proboscis





KEY CHARACTERS:

  • Proboscis (short and broad or long and slender) with chewing mouthparts at the tip

  • Antennae elbowed and arising near the middle of the proboscis



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    Last Updated:   11 November 2007
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    John R. Meyer
    Department of Entomology
    NC State University