Cabbage Seed Weevil


Ceutorhynchus obstrictus – This has to be one of the smallest weevils I have ever seen at around 3 mm (1/8 in) long. Double-click on image to enlarge.


Cabbage Seed Weevil Ceutorhynchus obstrictus

© Peter Hillman ♦ 17th May 2020 ♦ Rear garden, South Staffordshire ♦ Nikon D7200


12 thoughts on “Cabbage Seed Weevil

  1. Probably about the same size as its namesake seed. 🙂 I’ve always got a chuckle out of the weevil snout. I wonder how sensitive their smellers are if they do indeed smell with their snouts and not the antennae. Certainly they must smell potential mates’ pheromones.

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