Nut weevil

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(Zool.) any species of weevils of the genus Balaninus and other allied genera, which in the larval state live in nuts.

See also: Nut

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Anthonomus (Anthonomus) eugenii Cano, 1894 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), internationally known as the pepper weevil, is a member of the genus Anthonomus Germar, 1817 of the subfamily Curculioninae Latreille, tribe Anthonomini C.