15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Spotted Weevils Family

Weevils are a type of beetle in the Curculionoidea superfamily. There are over 60,000 species in several families, Pachyrrhynchus is widely known as one of the spectacular beetle species in the world owing to its very beautiful colors with different designs. However, most collectors know it only from dead stock.

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Date Taken: 03.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Sandakan, Malaysia
Copyright: © Mofeed Abu Shalwa