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Nut weevil

Postcard from Franconia No. 507

Nut weevil

Exposure Details

exposure time: 1/125s ~ aperture: f14 ~ focal length: 90mm ~ ISO 500
camera: Sony α7R III ~ lens: FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS
categories: Haselnussbohrer ~ macro ~ nut weevil
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shot on: Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The nut weevil (German: Haselnussbohrer) is a type of beetle that bores into nuts and lays its eggs inside. The larvae then eat their way out, damaging the nut in the process. It attacks a variety of nuts, including acorns, chestnuts, and hazelnuts. Nut weevils are found throughout Europe and parts of Asia.

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