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Friend or Foe?


I discovered this grey/white beetle today crawling on the top of the soil which has Strawberries and Pine-berries planted in the terracotta pot .  

Is this a good beetle/weevil or bad?









  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,878

    Weevil. The fear is vine weevil but I don't know them well enough to tell

  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 4,001

    That is an adult Vine weevil for sure.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,298

    Squidge it! image

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • TurfiteTurfite Posts: 10

    Thank you for your replies.

    Weevil sentenced to death.


  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 4,001

    I once, as an experiment, dropped a vine weevil adult in to a glass of pure Bleach. It swam around happily for 24 hours. You try it! See how long you survive! imageimage  Don't do it!

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