(Black) Vine Weevil Otiorhynchus sulcatus

Vine Weevil
Vine Weevil macro snout
The Vine Weevil, also called Black Vine Weevil, is native to most of Europe and introduced to North America. The adult is black with orange spots and about 1 cm long with a long weevil snout.
Vine Weevil
Vine Weevil
Vine Weevil
They generally feed on broad-leaved evergreens (eg camelia, rhododrendron, laurel) at night and can be pests to garden plants.
Vine Weevil
Vine Weevil
Vine Weevil
Their wing cases are fused so they cannot fly. Female Vine Weevils can reproduce parthenogenetically (without males, like aphids).
Vine Weevil grub
Vine Weevil pupa
newly-emerged Vine Weevil
Like all beetles, their life cycle is an egg, followed by a grub (larva) left, then a pupa shown centre and a newly-emerged adult shown right, before it darkens to the full adult.
Vine Weevil grub
Vine Weevil pupa
newly-emerged Vine Weevil