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Common Name: Mediterranean Weevil
Scientific Name: Lixus angustatus

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Curculionidae
Genus: Lixus
Species: L. angustatus



The weevil is the most unique animal.  The scientific name of the weevil is Lixus angustatus.  It’s a small and green animal. The weevil can be found in Europe.

The general size of the weevil is 5.5 mm. The coloration of the weevil is brown, and green. By identifying the weevil you can find the outdoors by trees, and plants.

The weevil’s habitat they live in fungus, roots, trunks, branches, stems, leaves, and flowers. The weevil’s diet is eating beans, seeds, house plants, and dried foods

The weevil’s feeding habitat are during winter that’s when the gather food.

The most important thing about my animal is they eat plants, beans, seeds, and dried food. The size of the weevil is 5.5 mm. The color of the weevil is green. There’s a lot of interesting about the weevil.

Author: Carlos F
Date Published: 1/13

Photo Credit: This photo was taken on March 15, 2009 by Anacm.Silva

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