Elegant Weevil
S1, Head, profile
Elegant Weevil
S2, anterior
Elegant Weevil (Pelororhinus facetus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: True Weevil (Curculionoidea: Curculionidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Elegant Weevil (Pelororhinus facetus)
This Photo:     🔍S2, Head, profile🔎
Synonym: Rhinaria faceta

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
The "face" has a build up of scales. Unfortunately the 2nd one was covered in cob web, making it difficult to see.

Copyright © 2022-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Nov-2022
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.