Image Number: 5319089

Adults 10-20mm body length. Size and colour are extremely variable. The sexes are differentiated as follows: male has the antennae inserted much closer to the apex of the rostrum than the female, the forelegs of the male are much longer than in the female, the three basal tarsal segments of the fore tarsi are greatly expanded and ciliate in the male and not so in the female, the rostrum is more coarse, less clyindrical and somewhat shorter in the male than in the female; and the male is usually larger than the female; Australia: Victoria, Maryborough.
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Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Curculionoidea
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Molytinae
Tribe: Pissodini
Genus: Orthorhinus
Subject: Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Fabricius, 1775)
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Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Tuesday, December 4, 2007