Fin-faced Weevil
Fins in profile
Riverina Weevil
Riverina Weevil (Amycterus riverinae)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: True Weevil (Curculionoidea: Curculionidae)
Species: Riverina Weevil (Amycterus riverinae)
This Photo:     Dorsal

Thank you Boris Büche for confirming the id of this species for us

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 © 2020-2021 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.