Balaninus sentence example

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  • Larval " weevils " mostly feed on the roots of plants, but some, such as the nut weevil (Balaninus nucum), live as larvae inside fruit.
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  • Among these the beetle Balaninus nucum, the nut-weevil, seen on hazel and oak stems from the end of May till July, is highly destructive to the nuts.
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  • One of the commonest members of this family in Great Britain is the nut weevil, Balaninus nucum.
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  • A nearly allied form, Balaninus glandium, attacks both hazel nuts and acorns.
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  • Balaninus glandium, magnified.
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