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Species Curculio proboscideus

Primitive Weevil - Curculio proboscideus Primitive Weevil - Curculio proboscideus Loooonnnnng snout curculio - Curculio proboscideus Acorn Weevil - Curculio proboscideus Weevil - Curculio proboscideus - female Nut and Acorn Weevil - Curculio proboscideus - male - female Large Chestnut Weevil - Curculio proboscideus - male Acorn Weevil - Curculio proboscideus - male
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 Curculionini
Genus Curculio (Nut and Acorn Weevils)
Species proboscideus (Curculio proboscideus)
Explanation of Names
Curculio proboscideus Fabricius 1775
e NA (TX-FL-QC-MN) (1)
Adults usually after 1.viii in NC
Internet References
Brooks F.E., Cotton R.T. (1929) The chestnut curculios. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 24 pp. (Full text)