Heilipus sp.

Snout Beetle

Ringed Weevil, Ecuador


Family: Curculionidae

Subfamily: Molytinae

Length: beetle in photo 14.6 mm


Photo notes: Tandayapa Valley, Pichincha Province, Ecuador. Elevation 1750 meters. This handsome beetle was hiding, hanging from the underside of a leaf in the cloud forest.

Determined by Dr. Charles W. O'Brien, Green Valley, Arizona.


Weevil with ring markings, Ecuador, dorsal view

American Insects site