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Desert Broad Nosed Weevil, Ophryastus desertus - Owens Valley - California

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Desert Broad Nosed Weevil, Ophryastus desertus

Desert Broad Nosed Weevil, Sand Canyon, Owens Valley, California.

Original image 20.1 Mp - Cropped image 3472 x 2608

This mating pair of Desert Broad Nosed Weevils is on a Brittlebush Flower, Encelia farinosa. It appears the male has a couple of parasites near his mouth.

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