Thursday, February 2, 2023

Leaf Rolling Weevil Fossil

The image shows a snout beetle or leaf rolling weevil insect fossil of the Order Coleoptera, Family Curculionidae found in the Florissant Formation of Teller County, Colorado, USA. It dates to the Eocene Epoch of the Paleogene Period. Thanks to Doug for the image. I believe field of view is 2 mm.