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 


Eucalyptus Weevil I - Gonipterus scutellatus 


This page contains information and pictures about Eucalyptus Weevils that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm
The Eucalyptus Weevil is brown in colour. When it sits next to the gum nuts, it is hard to tell which is which. The adults and larvae both feed on leaves of different gum trees. 
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Searched the internet by its scientific name and found that it is a pest in Eucalyptus forest industry all over the world. We accidentally exported this little fellow oversea when we exported our Eucalyptus plantations.
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We found this weevil in Ford Road Conservation Area and Daisy Hills. 
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Above pictures were taken on May 2008 and Dec 2009 on Daisy Hills near Buhot Creek.
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, p242.
3. Australian Weevils - Zimmerman, E.C., CSIRO PUBLISHING, 1991, Plate 563.
4. A Guide to the Beetles of Australia - George Hangay and Paul Zborowski, CSIRO PUBLISHING April 2010, p217.
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