Riverina Weevil
Eye
Ellura
Riverina Weevil
Ventral
 
    
Riverina Weevil (Amycterus riverinae)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: True Weevil (Curculionidae)
Species: Riverina Weevil (Amycterus riverinae)
This Photo:     Hair

Thank you Boris Bueche for confirming the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~15mm long. All those dimples have a single short stiff hair coming from the middle. Almost like a spine..
They eat seeds and other plant matter.
One specimen found in Feb.

Copyright © 2020 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Feb-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.