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Otiorhynchusmonoecirupis – New Species Discovery in Monaco stamp

Otiorhynchusmonoecirupis – New Species Discovery in Monaco stamp
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A new species of Curculionidae, endemic to the Principality has been discovered in the underground tunnels of the Prince's Palace. This is the weevil Otiorhynchusmonoecirupis. This species will be the focus of an exhibition organized this summer at Monaco's Exotic Garden by the Department of the Environment in association with the scientists who led the inventory exercise into Monaco's entomological heritage from 2008 to late 2010.

A new stamp was issued by Monaco post to celebrate the discovery of Otiorhynchusmonoecirupis.

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