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Genus Scaphomorphus

Weevil ID - Scaphomorphus trivittatus Spring is in the air - Scaphomorphus texanus - male - female Lixini - Scaphomorphus poricollis Lixinae - Scaphomorphus poricollis Scaphomorphus trivittatus? - Scaphomorphus quadrilineatus Scaphomorphus canescens (LeConte) - Scaphomorphus canescens Scaphomorphus calandroides Scaphomorphus calandroides
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 Lixinae
Tribe Cleonini (Cylindrical Weevils)
Genus Scaphomorphus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cleonidius Casey, Lixestus Reitter
Explanation of Names
Scaphomorphus Motschulsky 1860
Numbers
19 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
key to spp. in(2)
Range
w. NA (w. & c. US + adjacent Canada) --most spp.; e. coastal US (NY-FL)(1)
Habitat
arid habitats(1)
Food
hosts: various Fabaceae & Asteraceae(1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Systematics, phylogeny and biogeography of New World weevils traditionally of the tribe Cleonini (Col.: Curculionidae:Cleoninae)
R.S. Anderson (1988). 1987. Quaestiones Entomologicae 23: 431-709.