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 II - Gonipterus sp. 


This page contains information and pictures about Eucalyptus Weevils that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm, This weevil camouflaged as a gum nut. 
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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Those pictures was taken in Alexandra Hill in mid summer. This weevil camouflaged as a gum nut. 
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We also found this weevil in Karawatha Forest. The weevil is common on 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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Pictures were taken on Nov and Dec 2006 in Karawatha Forest.  
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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