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02/05/2013 at 18:33

Hi,

I discovered this grey/white beetle today crawling on the top of the soil which has Strawberries and Pine-berries planted in the terracotta pot .  

Is this a good beetle/weevil or bad?

Regards

Keith

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02/05/2013 at 18:52

Weevil. The fear is vine weevil but I don't know them well enough to tell

02/05/2013 at 21:19

That is an adult Vine weevil for sure.

02/05/2013 at 21:24

Squidge it! 

03/05/2013 at 13:42

Thank you for your replies.

Weevil sentenced to death.

03/05/2013 at 13:45

I once, as an experiment, dropped a vine weevil adult in to a glass of pure Bleach. It swam around happily for 24 hours. You try it! See how long you survive!   Don't do it!

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