Garden wildlife identifier: weevils and flower beetles

Garden wildlife identifier: weevils and flower beetles

Use the information in this illustrated guide to identify weevils and flower beetles.

Beetles form one of the most varied groups of insects, with more different species than any other type of organism.

Weevils are a large group of beetles, with short but stout jaws at the end of a snout – the rostrum. They use this to drill down into leaves, stems or buds, then lay an egg inside where the grub develops in secret.

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