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Native Weevils

Weevils are a diverse group of beetles and Perth has many native species.

Beetles Bushland Urban Pollinators

Noongar Names: Not known

Scientific Name: Superfamily Curculionoidea

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Threats: Not applicable

Will they visit?: Weevils frequently visit home gardens

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Shrubs and foliage

Diet: Plant materials

Water: Not required

ReWild Benefit: Pollination and weed control

ReWild Benefits

Not all weevils are pests. Many weevils are pollinators within the garden, creating a more connected ecosystem. If you see one in your backyard, you can record your sighting on the Atlas of Living Australia and help scientists monitor there population and distribution.

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