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“It’s raining rice”

Are weevil larvae falling from the sky? Sounds like sci-fi, but it’s real.

You can read more about it in the Kansas Insect News:

http://entomology.k-state.edu/doc/Newsletters/2014/KSInsectNewsletter25.pdf

The same weevils grow in acorns and make holes in them. If you’ve ever wondered where those holes in acorns come in, see the above link.

Image credit:

Steven Katovich, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org