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Curculionoidae “Weevil”…or I believe commonly known as ‘Botany Bay Weevil"?
Weevils belong to the largest species in any group of animals known in the world!! More then 4000 known in Australia…and over 60,000 world wide…Apparentley its impossible to ever hope to discover every weevil!!
They range in size from mocroscopic to 8cm and come in a variety of colours!! This one was ’cruising’ across the patio here at home…lumix ft2..rural nnsw,upper corindi,aussie..*-)

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weevil, botany bay, debsphotos, cute, black, blue

Comments

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonalmost 2 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush

    BEAUTIFUL work,
    .

  • Thank you Ann!! *-)

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  • CBoyle
    CBoylealmost 2 years ago

    I will back you up on that one! Crazy and cute looking little fellas :)

  • Good on you CBoyle!! Glad you agree!! Thank you!..*-)

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  • barkeypf
    barkeypfalmost 2 years ago

    A handsome bug indeed! Love the antenna.

  • Hi Paul…are’nt they sweet antenna!! Thank you!! *-)

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  • Loreto Bautista Jr.
    Loreto Bautist...almost 2 years ago

    First time I see this one…most that I’ve seen are totally coloured black and shiny. Great shot and info…well done Deb !!!

  • Hi Loreto…he’s a first for me as well!! Thank you so very much! *-)

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  • myraj
    myrajalmost 2 years ago
    Terrific shot and interesting reading Deb. Looks wonderful viewed larger.Myra
  • I did’nt realise there were so many of them in the world!!! lol…Thanks so much Myraj!! *-)

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  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 2 years ago


    August 22nd, 2012
    See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges
    Mary

  • Hi Mary…Thats wonderful!! Thank you so very much! *-)

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  • carol brandt
    carol brandtalmost 2 years ago

    CUTE?? … well there’s no accounting for taste … teehee … a fantastic shot deb, didn’t know they came in different colours!

  • haha…you’ve gotta like those big eyes and sweet antenne!! lol…not to mention the blue hairy legs!! Thanks heaps Carol!! *-)

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  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelalmost 2 years ago

    wow .. awesome macro .. so crisp and clear

  • Jo Nijenhuis
    Jo Nijenhuisalmost 2 years ago

    I liked this so much… Guess what?

    CONGRATULATIONS Deb!
    Enjoy the Featured Gallery – September 16/2012!
    Have a wonderful Week!
    Cheers, Jo ;)

  • Hi jo…Thats fantastic!! Thank you so much! *-)

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  • davvi
    davvialmost 2 years ago

    well done.good job.

  • Thanks so very much Davvi!! *-)

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