Genus Merimnetes

Native Broad-nosed weevils. Seven species are listed for Tasmania.

Merimnetes australis

Merimnetes montanus

Curculionidae

Merimnetes oblongus

   IMG 8262

Merimnetes simplicipennis

IMG 8314

Pending ID – Merimnetes
#1.  Mid October 2011
Snug
Identification thanks to Boris Büche
Photo KE

#2.

#5.  Late December 2014
Spring Beach
Identification thanks to Boris Büche
Photos KE

#6.  Early September 2014
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna/Hobart
Identification thanks to Boris Büche
Photos KE
 

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#13.

Late October 2023
Kelcey Tier, Devonport
Photo KE

IMG 8718

Early November 2023
Scamander
Photos KE

IMG 8934  IMG 8933

References:

Grove S.J., Forster  L. G. ,Porch, N. (2021) An illustrated checklist of the insects of Tasmania. Part 1 – Coleoptera (beetles). The Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart