cum omnibus deficiat ludere mortuis

That’s Latin for “when all else fails, play dead.”

At least that’s what Google says.  The Red Green show uses a different phrase, but it may not be in a real language.


This weevil is Lixus, possibly L. convacus, the rhubarb weevil.  I did collect it from a rhubarb leaf.


Here it is a moment later.  No longer mortuis.


About the roused bear

Nature photographer from central Iowa.
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1 Response to cum omnibus deficiat ludere mortuis

  1. theresagreen says:

    I like weevils, they are so, well, peculiar, could easily be an alien.

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