6141RE: [bugclub] Re: Please could you help with identifying this three-pronged bug?
- Sep 27, 2013Hi All,
My guess would be the common Curculio glandium (Female) rather than nucum which is less common, unless you have a Hazel nut tree in the garden. It's almost impossible to tell from a photograph as you need to look at the setae (bristles) at the end of the abdomen.
I do have pictures of almost all the curculio on my website: thewcg.org.uk
Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 12:07:21 +0100
Subject: Re: [bugclub] Re: Please could you help with identifying this three-pronged bug?Hello Kathleen, you are welcome. I'm no expert I just find them, hopefully photograph them and then try find out what I've seen. Soooooooooo much to learn lol. like all wildlife and nature so I'm not a specialist in any field. I joined a group on facebook Insects of Britain and Northern Europe. Some lovely helpful people on there. Many of whom are cery helpful with ID. The administrator Paul Brothers has even made a booklet for id-ing ladybirds. So helpful and some amazing photography. You should pop in and see it.Glad to be of help. Happy bug hunting lol. John
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