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Need help identifying this tiny insect.

Posted by ardentstar Colorado (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 17, 10 at 15:06

Hello all,
I just signed up for Garden Web. Previous posts have solved a couple bug mysteries for me, but this little guy has me mystified. It has a large snout, and was munching on some white flowers in my garden. Anybody know what it might be? The following photos are taken with a microscope. One of the photos is with a tire valve cap for scale reference. Thanks!

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RE: Need help identifying this tiny insect.

Looks like a weevil. Not sure what kind.


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RE: Need help identifying this tiny insect.

Bumper sticker slogan: "I will fear no weevil."


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