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Difference between Beetles & Weevils


  1. Mouth parts typically chewing type.
  2. Both pairs of wings present, fore wing elytrate, which at rest in straight suture when at rest.
  3. Antennae capitate/serrate/tameilate
  4. Tarsi 3 to 5 segmented
  5. Larvae oligopod


  1. Mouth parts chewing type but modified into snout like structure.
  2. Hind wing absent, fore wing elytrate, immovably united.
  3. Antennae clavate.
  4. Tarsi 4 segmented.
  5. Larvae apodous


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