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Species Glocianus punctiger

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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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Tribe Ceutorhynchini
Genus Glocianus
Species punctiger (Glocianus punctiger)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glocianus punctiger (C.R. Sahlberg)
Orig. Comb: Ceutorhynchus punctiger C.R. Sahlberg 1835
Range
native to w. Palaearctic (east to C. Asia)(1), adventive and now widespread across NA north NF-YT(2)
Food
Host plant: dandelion; larvae feed on seeds in flower heads(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: probably NB 1940(2)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera Poloniae
2.The weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, II: New records from Nova Scotia...
C.G. Majka, R.S. Anderson, & D.B. McCorquodale. 2007. The Canadian Entomologist 139: 397–442.