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Species Cylindrocopturus adspersus - Sunflower Stem Weevil

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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
Species adspersus (Sunflower Stem Weevil)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cylindrocopturus adspersus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Copturus adspersus LeConte 1816
CA-TX-NE-CO / BJ (1)(2)
Life Cycle
a key sunflower pest on the western High Plains since 1995 (2)
"things under that name [C. adspersus] probably represent more than one species" --H.A. Hespenheide, pers. comm. to =v= 9.ii.2012
Internet References
Fact Sheet - Armstrong et al., CSU (2)
Type - MCZ, Harvard