Diamond Weevil, Chrysolopus spectabilis.

I did not place the weevil in this position. Its defensive “move” is to drop from its place on a bush onto the ground. Sometimes it is on its back in a “play dead” position.

This was the first insect species in Australia to be scientifically described.

Mount Granya state park, Victoria, Australia


Oh my god, my feels. This might be the most emotional klaroline video ive ever seen