Snout and Bark Beetles  (two photos)
Genus Anthonomus


snout beetle
I found this long-nosed Snout Beetle in the wetlands below Jordanelle
Dam in Wasatch County, Utah.  Carol Davis 8-3-2008


beetle

The adults feed on plants and flowers and the larvae feed on roots. 
Beetles in this genus, such as the boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis),
can be very destructive.  Carol Davis, 9-3-2006

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