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Species Ceutorhynchus rapae - Cabbage Curculio

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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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Tribe Ceutorhynchini
Genus Ceutorhynchus
Species rapae (Cabbage Curculio)
Explanation of Names
Ceutorhynchus rapae (Gyllenhal 1837)
native to w. Palaearctic, adventive and widespread in NA (Canada to Mexico)(1)(2)(3)
hosts: several members of Brassicaceae; occasionally on Cannabis sativa(3)
attacks broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and turnip plants by mining the stalks and feeding on the leaves(4)
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