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Genus Orchestes

Weevil - ? - Orchestes steppensis Weevil beetle - Orchestes pallicornis Leaf mine - Orchestes steppensis Trichapion? - Orchestes Orchestes alni - Orchestes steppensis Weevil - Orchestes steppensis Beetle - Orchestes steppensis Something in Molytinae? - Orchestes
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Rhamphini (Flea Weevils)
Subtribe Rhamphina
Genus Orchestes
Explanation of Names
Orchestes Illiger 1798
Numbers
7 spp. in our area, of which 2 adventive (O. alni, O. fagi) and one (O. testaceus) holarctic(1)
Identification
See(2)(1)
Range
holarctic & Afrotropical(3); widely distributed in NA(1)
Works Cited
1.First record of Orchestes fagi (L.) in North America, with a checklist of the North Amercian Rhamphini
Sweeney, J., R.S. Anderson, and R.P. Webster. 2012. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 66: 297-304.
2.Revision of the subfamily Rhynchaeninae in North America (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Anderson, R.S. 1989. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 115: 207-312.
3.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.