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Eupholus sp from Rejang Land, Sumatra, Indonesia

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This is a specimens weevils. A very interesting group of weevils from Asia. Any one can give information ID for Eupholus sp below?



The Orange weevils - Eupholus.sp on Musa sp. leaves from rejang land sumatra.
Eupholus is a genus of beetle in the family Curculionidae. The species include some of the most colourful of the weevils. The colour may be a warning to predators that they are distasteful. Most species feed upon yam leaves, some of which are toxic to other animals.




Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Curculionidae
Genus: Huechys
Species: Eupholus.sp

Image Location : Talang Rimbo Lama Village,South Curup District,Rejang Lebong Regency.

References :
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eupholus
  • http://curupkami.blogspot. com/2009/05/orange-weevils-eupholussp-from-rejang.html

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