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Genus Cylindrocopturus

Tiny weevils - Cylindrocopturus quercus Cylindrocopturus mammillatus (LeConte) - Cylindrocopturus mammillatus Cylindrocopturus sp. - Cylindrocopturus mammillatus Weevil - Cylindrocopturus adspersus weevil - Cylindrocopturus quercus weevil - Cylindrocopturus quercus black and gray weevil - Cylindrocopturus operculatus Cylindrocopturus operculatus Say - Cylindrocopturus operculatus
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 Conoderinae
Tribe Zygopini (Twig and Stem Weevils)
Genus Cylindrocopturus
Other Common Names
Douglas-fir Twig Weevil (C. furnissi)(1)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
needs revision(2)
Explanation of Names
Cylindrocopturus Heller 1895
~30 spp. in our area(2)
New World; in our area, so. Canada & much of the US(3)
Many spp. associated with various Asteraceae, some with Pinaceae(2)
Internet References
C. furnissi Buchanan (Douglas Fir Twig Weevil) Fact sheet (Rosetta 2005)(4)
Works Cited
1.New Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) records for Canada
Douglas H., Bouchard P., Anderson R.S., de Tonnancour P., Vigneault R., Webster R.P. 2013. ZooKeys 309: 13–48.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
3.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.
4.Pacific Northwest Nursery IPM Website