Family Brentidae (Straight-snouted Weevils)

Subfamily Apioninae

Genus Apion

Brentidae Apioninae Apion

Exapion ulicis (Gorse Seed Weevil)


Pending ID – Apioninae

IMG 9970  IMG 9969  IMG 9968

Subfamily Eurhynchinae

Genus Eurhynchus

IMG 5132


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Lea, A. 1910. Descriptions of Australian Curculionidae, with notes on previously described species. Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia 34, 13-58.

Semmens, T. D., McQuillan, P. B., & Hayhurst G. 1992. Catalogue of the Insects of Tasmania. Department of Primary Industry Tasmania.

Zimmerman, E.C. 1994. Australian Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea), vol. II: Brentidae, Eurhynchidae, Apionidae and a chapter on immature stages. CSIRO Publications, Melbourne.