Flower Weevil (Odontocorynus sp.)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Flower Weevil (Odontocorynus sp.)

Despite having a huge trunk like an elephant, this guy was miniscule. That’s a partridge pea leaf it is on.

Family Curculionidae – Snout and Bark Beetles
Subfamily Baridinae – Flower Weevils
Tribe Madarini

Learn: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571117?seq=10#page_scan_tab_contents

Doesn’t seem to be a whole lot of information on flower beetles in general. http://bugguide.net/node/view/22808

Shown on Florida Native Plant: PARTRIDGE PEA (Chamaecrista fasciculata)

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