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Genus Geraeus

grey weevil - Geraeus picumnus Weevil - Geraeus patagoniensis Geraeus modestus (Boheman) - Geraeus modestus Unknown Weevil - Geraeus Unknown Weevil - Geraeus Geraeus penicillus Geraeus Weevil in an aster - Geraeus
Classification
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 Baridinae (Flower Weevils)
Tribe Apostasimerini
Genus Geraeus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Centrinus Schoenherr 1825, Pycnogeraeus Casey 1920(1)
Explanation of Names
Geraeus Pascoe 1889
Geraeus (G). 'old age' (2)
Numbers
10 spp. in our area(1)
Works Cited
1.A review of the species of Geraeus Pascoe and Linogeraeus Casey found in the Continental United States
Prena J. 2009. Col. Bull. 63: 123-172.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.