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Schoenner's Blue Weevil Bug Box

Sale price$59.00
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Did you miss the Eupholus schoenherri-themed Bug Box? A few more Deluxe boxes from June 2024 are available now, featuring:

  • Dark blue weevil side view pin
  • Teal blue weevil top view pin
  • Teal weevil iron-on patch
  • Blue, teal, and yellow morphs sticker sheet
  • Yellow morph glitter sticker
  • Magnetic fact card
  • Weevil socks

One of the world’s most colorful weevils, this species and others in its genus live in New Guinea and surrounding islands. Like other beetles, weevils undergo complete metamorphosis. Eggs are well-hidden and hatch into caterpillar-like grubs with a singular focus on eating.

After pupating, the weevil takes on its famous, charismatic form with a long rostrum (snout). These specialized mouthparts allow weevils to bore into vegetation. Eupholus feeds on wild yam, which is poisonous to most other animals. Its bright colors warn would-be predators that this weevil makes an unpleasant meal.

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