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Mononychus pseudacori Schoenherr, 1825

Mononychus punctumalbum-Meise.jpg <i><b>Mononychus pseudacori</i></b> Schoenherr, 1825 ♂♀ ♥||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2011/09/17/20110917102951-b24d295f-th.jpg>Thumbnails<b><i>Phyllobius argentatus</b></i> Linnaeus, 1758||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2016/05/30/20160530092914-bf95bad3-th.jpg><i><b>Mononychus pseudacori</i></b> Schoenherr, 1825 ♂♀ ♥||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2011/09/17/20110917102951-b24d295f-th.jpg>Thumbnails<b><i>Phyllobius argentatus</b></i> Linnaeus, 1758||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2016/05/30/20160530092914-bf95bad3-th.jpg><i><b>Mononychus pseudacori</i></b> Schoenherr, 1825 ♂♀ ♥||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2011/09/17/20110917102951-b24d295f-th.jpg>Thumbnails<b><i>Phyllobius argentatus</b></i> Linnaeus, 1758||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2016/05/30/20160530092914-bf95bad3-th.jpg><i><b>Mononychus pseudacori</i></b> Schoenherr, 1825 ♂♀ ♥||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2011/09/17/20110917102951-b24d295f-th.jpg>Thumbnails<b><i>Phyllobius argentatus</b></i> Linnaeus, 1758||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2016/05/30/20160530092914-bf95bad3-th.jpg>

Mononychus pseudacori Schoenherr, 1825

Meise, BRABANT ● Belgium (on Iris pseudacorus)

Etymology: from the Greek μόνος [monos], single and όνυχιον [onychion], nail, claw.

Description: This little weevil of 4 mm has a sigle claw on tarsus and a dorsal white spot.

Biology: It feed on Iris sp. and lay its eggs inside the seedpods, specially Iris pseudacorus, the Flag iris.


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