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Coniocleonus nigrosuturatus Goeze, 1777

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Coniocleonus nigrosuturatus Goeze, 1777

Adamas, MILOS ● Greece

Description: This weevil is 7.5 to 14.5 mm length, pale yellow and dark brown. The head and pronotum have light and dark lines and, on elytrae, two dark diagonal bands. Elytrae and elongated, tapered, with a very distinct grooves. The whole body is covered with fine white hairs. It is a flightless species.

Biology: Adults can be found from March to late summer. Host plants could be mint species (Mentha spp.)

Habitat: It inhabits mainly xerothermic habitats with sandy substrate and steppes.

Distribution: Europe, Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.

References:
Natura Bohemica