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  • (Cattle food.) The adult weevils puncture the young flower-buds and deposit eggs; and as the grubs from the eggs develop, the bud drops.
  • In all climates fruit and forest trees suffer from weevils or Curculionidae.
  • Insect life is somewhat less remarkable; but besides a distinctive genus of Orthoptera (Jaquetia Hospodar), there are several kinds of weevils (Curculionidae) said to be peculiar to Rumania.
  • The Rhyncophora embrace four families, - (1) the Curculionidae, or true weevils, (2) the Scolytidae, or bark:.
  • In an unobtrusive way weevils do immense harm to vegetation.
 

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