FAUNA and FUNGHI of MALTA
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Lixus juncii  Boheman
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Coleoptera / Curculionidae
English name not known     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
A large weevil reaching up t 15mm in length. It has a distinct lateral white stripe on its forewings and the bottom of the abdomen (sometimes spotted) and more importantly a large frontal pit but this needs a magnifying lens to determine. Its distribution is central and southern Europe and common in Mediterranean region. It wanders on many plants but often on Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae (beet family)


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