Wild Florida Photo - Notolomus basalis

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Notolomus basalis


Florida native


The range of Notolomus basalis includes Florida, Alabama and South Carolina. It is most often seen on saw palmetto, cabbage palm, oleander and passionflower. The weevil in these photographs was seen on the flowers of Viburnum obovatum. Only a few millimeters long, it was in pine flatwoods near the St. Johns River in Volusia County.
Needle palm - Rhapidophyllum hystrix is a host plant for the delelomine flower weevil.
Thanks to Skip Blanchard at bugguide.net for the ID on this species.

Notolomus basalis is a member of the Curculionoidea - Snout and Bark Beetles family.

For more information on this species, visit the following link:
Bugguide.net info page for this species

Date record last modified:
Nov 11, 2018