This post is about a orange-red weevil like insect with black and white strips on it's abdomen. This tropical insect looks like a leave beetle (Chrysomelidae).
Photo #1: un-cropped, macro photo of the insect
Photo #1: un-cropped, macro photo of the insect with it's mouth-part extension.
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Live video of the orange-red Weevil-like insect from my YouTube gallery.
* Red Weevil-like Insect
Artists and designers behind the movie production of StarShip Troopers in 1997 probably got their ideas on beetles and weevils for their movie characters. See sampling below:
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