Weevil

Weevil
Weevil
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The most famous of the Weevils is of course the Boll Weevil of song and legend that nearly destroyed the cotton growers of the south 100 years ago. But there are many other Weevils, none of them helpful to man.

Weevils are small beetles with mouth parts elongated and turned downward, not at all unlike an elephant's trunk in appearance. These insects are prolific, some with only a 4 week life cycle. They cause over 1 billion dollers in crop damage every year. There are of course the Boll Weevil that attack the Cotton. There are also grain weevils, nut weevils, and a plum curculio that attacks fruit trees.

This particular Weevil was found in the deep woods, and I could not find his exact species, but I would think he is a nut weevil of some kind.

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