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Bottlebrush (or bearded weevil) Weevil (Rhinostomus barbirostris) photo: Piotr Naskrecki

Bottlebrush (or bearded weevil) Weevil (Rhinostomus barbirostris) photo: Piotr Naskrecki

No.24 Weevil in Drag | Flickr - Photo Sharing! Photo by Itchydogimages. He says "Some weevil species produce a waxy secretion from glands in their cuticle which is used as part of a camouflage strategy. This waxy coat can assume some bizarre shapes and orientations but does nothing to slow down or restrict the weevil's movement." More on flikr

A Weevil (Curculionidae) with waxy decorations produced from its cuticle as a camouflage strategy. Some weevil species produce a waxy secretion from glands in their cuticle which is used as part of a.

hollyhock weevils.jpg (682×497)

hollyhock weevils.jpg (682×497)

Globe-eyed weevil at 20x (focus stack)

Globe-eyed weevil (Lignyodes suturatus), at (focus stack), photo: Nikola Rahmé

Synchlora - The "Lobster Caterpillar" "Maybe I'm poisonous, who cares? You don't know!" Come at me, bro!

Synchlora - The "Lobster Caterpillar" raises up .

"Hairy weevil" from pbertner's photostream on flickr

Found during a day hike in Vohimana reserve, Madagascar.

This weevil (Holonychus violaceus) is part of the massive order Coleoptera, which contains nearly a quarter of all known animal life forms.

Earth's tiniest creatures loom large in hyper-realistic photos

Photographer uses a painstaking post-processing technique called "hyper focus" to capture the diverse beauty of nature.

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