Semi-punctated Belid
Sutural Belid
Brown Belid
Red Weevil
Brown Leaf-rolling Weevil
Tiny Black Weevil
Straight-snouted Weevil 
Adelognatha/ Entiminae
Wattle Pig
Fruit-tree Root Weevil
Grey Root Weevil
Peanut Weevil
Black Short Rostrum Weevil
Swamp Banksia Weevil
White Short Rostrum Weevil
Black Short-nosed Weevil 
Diamond Weevil
Black Detritus Weevil
White-headed Weevil I
White-headed Weevil II 
Black Gum Tree Weevil
Grey Gum Tree Weevil
White Gum Tree Weevil 
Tin Strawberry Weevil 
Eucalyptus Weevil I
Eucalyptus Weevil II
Eucalyptus Weevil III
Eucalyptus Weevil I V
Eucalyptus Weevil V
Eucalyptus Weevil VI
Eucalyptus Weevil VII  
Elephant weevil
Backward-nosed Weevil 1
Backward-nosed Weevil 2
Backward-nosed Weevil 3 
Long-nosed Weevil
Black Round-eyed Weevil
Citrus Leafeating Weevil 
Unknown Weevils 


Subfamily Aterpinae

Weevils in this subfamily are medium size. They usually have the parallel  cylindrical body. Their rostrum is medium length.  

Botany Bay Diamond Weevil, Diamond Beetle
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Chrysolopus spectabilis, body length 25mm 
We found this weevil feeding alone on a young Acacia tree in Karawatha Park during early simmer. This weevil has beautiful metallic green dots patterns on black. This weevil is famous in Australia natural history because it was the first scientifically described Australian insect species. More information and pictures please click on here.
Black Detritus Weevil
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Chrysolopus detritus, body length 12mm
We found this black weevil in rainforest near Mt Nebo during mid summer. Please also chick this page for more information.
Black Brown Weevil
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Aades cultratus, body length 12mm
We saw this black and brown weevil once on gum tree trunk in Karawatha Forest during mid summer. The weevil dropped onto the ground after we took the above photo. Please check this page for more details. 
White-headed Weevil I
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Aades griseatus, body length 12mm
We found this weevil once on Banksia leaves. Please check this page for more information.
White-headed Weevil II
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? Aades sp., body length 12mm
We found this weevils on gum tree trunk in Karawatha Forest during early summer. For more details please click on here.
White-headed Weevil III
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? Aades sp., body length 12mm
We found this weevil in Karawatha Forest near the Lagoon on Apr 2010. 
Black Gum Tree Weevil
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Scotasmus parvicornis, body length 15mm
We saw this black weevil a few times in Karawatha Forest during mid summer. It was usually found climbing on large gum tree trunk. More pictures can be found in this page.
Grey Gum Tree Weevil
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Pelororhinus sp., body length 10mm
This weevil was always found on gum tree leaves. We found them a few times in Karawatha Forest and not in other area. Please check this page for more pictures and infromation.
White Gum Tree Weevil
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Pelororhinus sp., body length 12mm
Above pictures was taken in Karawatha Forest in mid summer. The weevil was wandering on a young gum tree. Please check this page for more information.

1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p 682.
2. Insects of Australia and New Zealand - R. J. Tillyard, Angus & Robertson, Ltd, Sydney, 1926, p241.
3. Beetles of Australia - Trevor J Hawkeswood, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1987, p173.

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