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Genus Phytobius

Tiny Snout Beetle - Phytobius leucogaster Weevil - Phytobius leucogaster Weevil - Phytobius leucogaster Snout beetle - Phytobius leucogaster Snout beetle - Phytobius leucogaster unknown weevil - Phytobius leucogaster
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Tribe Phytobiini
Genus Phytobius
Explanation of Names
Phytobius Schönherr 1833
a single species in our area, 4 spp. total(1)
holarctic (1 sp. circumboreal + 2 spp. in e. Asia) & S. African (1 sp.)(1)
on Myriophyllum(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Ceutorhynchinae of the world, with a key to genera (Insecta Coleoptera Curculionidae)
Colonnelli E. 2004. Argania Editio, Barcelona. 124 pp.