Eupholus cf. magnificus. Like a glittering jewel of...
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Image #cld1715838
SpeciesEupholus cf. magnificus
LocalityPapua, Indonesia
DescriptionLike a glittering jewel of the rainforest, the almost unnatural colors of a Eupholus weevil probably serve as a warning to predators of its distastefulness. Considered by many to be among the most beautiful weevils in the world, most Eupholus are endemic to New Guinea. 
Keywordsbeetle | coleoptera | curculionidae | fauna | guinea | insect | irian | jaya | new | weevil | west

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