6104 Attached are the following 2 photos of a bug mostly in the basement and they now are appear to be moving up to the main and second floors of our house. We live in Calgary. What kind of big is this and how do we get rid of it? Thanks JT.
This is a short-snouted/broad-nosed weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae; subfamily Entiminae), but I am uncertain as to its specific identification. The adult weevils often enter buildings where they basically are nuisance pests that cause no serious harm, but their larvae can be serious pests – see http://tinyurl.com/monvaej for detailed information. Ed Saugstad, retired entomologist; Sinks Grove, WV.