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 Cryptorhynchinae - Backward-nosed Weevils


This page contains information and pictures about Backward-nosed Weevils in Subfamily Cryptorhynchinae that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia
This is a large subfamily. Members are usually have relatively long legs and with a long backwardly directed rostrum. On all legs, apex of tibiae produced into curved hook.  
Backward-nosed Weevil 1
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Eleagna or Eutyrhinus sp., body length 10mm
Above pictures was taken in Moorooka in late summer 2003. Please check this page for more details.
Backward-nosed Weevil 2
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Eutyrhinus sp., body length 10mm
We found this pair of weevils feeding on a gall of a gum tree in Anstead Forest. It was Dec 2009. Please check this page for details.
Backward-nosed Weevil 3
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? Tyrtaeosus sp., body length 10mm
Pictures were taken on Nov 2007 near Bulimba Creek in Sunnybank. Please click on here for more information and pictures.
1. Australian Weevils - Zimmerman, E.C., CSIRO PUBLISHING, 1991, Plate 425.
2. A Guide to the Beetles of Australia - George Hangay and Paul Zborowski, CSIRO PUBLISHING April 2010, p219.
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