Lixus anguinus  (Linnaeus, 1767)
Main synonym = Curculio anguinus    Linnaeus, 1767
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Coleoptera / Curculionidae
English name not known     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
A very large weevil measuring 11-18mm in length and a with a narrow and elongated body, straw-brown in colour stipeded lonitudinally black. Apex of fore wings (the elytra) are pointed formingwhat appears as a notch at the terminal part. It is a Mediterranean species usually found feeding on Brassicaceae

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