Giraffe weevil (548/2283)

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The antennae positioned half way along the 'nose' show this is a female. The male of this species has a longer 'nose' with antennae at the end and is New Zealand's longest beetle. Parasitic mites are visible on the thorax of this individual.

Scientific name
Lasiorhynchus barbicornis
Common names
giraffe weevil
Location
Maungatautari, Waikato, New Zealand
Photo ID
N-1-0475