Apteromechus longus (LeConte, 1876)
Family: Curculionidae
[Cryptorhynchus schwarzi ]
Apteromechus longus image
Michael Shillingburg  

Elongate, black, densely clothed with small black scales, which make the surface opaque; mottled irregularly with white on the elytra. Beak strongly punctured. Prothorax longer than wide, widest at the middle, where the sides are strongly rounded, much narrowed in front, feebly narrowed behind, feebly constricted near the tip, which is broadly rounded; coarsely and confluently punctured, very finely, almost imperceptibly carinate. Elytra scarcely wider than the prothorax, cylindrical, elongate, base truncate, humeri rectangular rounded; striae deep, composed of large approximate punctures, interspaces narrow, the outer ones convex. Beneath coarsely punctured, somewhat shining; thighs obsoletely toothed.

 

  Length 8.7 mm.; 0.15 inch.

Apteromechus longus image
Michael Shillingburg  
Apteromechus longus image
Michael Shillingburg  
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