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

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
1st Live Photo on-line:
~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.

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This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.