IN-0087 Nettle weevils mating

IN-0087 Nettle weevils mating
Description: Close-up of a pair of nettle weevils (Phyllobrius promaceus) mating on the leaf of a stinging nettle in a marshy habitat near the coast in Norfolk. The green scales rub off with age revealing patchy blackened areas.
Keywords: insect, insects, weevil, weevils, curculionidae, invertebrate, coleoptera, nettle weevil, Phyllobius pomaceus, mating, pairing, behaviour, reproduction, woodland, green, scaly surface, revealing blackened areas, stinging nettle, nettle leaf, close-up, nature, natural, wildlife, marshy, habitat, coast, Norfolk, United Kingdom
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