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Species Cleopomiarus hispidulus

Curculionidae on great blue lobelia, lateral - Cleopomiarus hispidulus beetle - Cleopomiarus hispidulus Weevil - Cleopomiarus hispidulus Cleopomiarus hispidulus Cleopomiarus hispidulus - male - female Mecinini - Cleopomiarus hispidulus Cleopomiarus hispidulus Cleopomiarus hispidulus pair - Cleopomiarus hispidulus - male - female
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 Mecinini
Genus Cleopomiarus
Species hispidulus (Cleopomiarus hispidulus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Miarus hispidulus LeConte 1876 (type specimen)
Explanation of Names
Cleopomiarus hispidulus (LeConte 1876)
Range
e. NA (NB-MB to...)(1)(2)
Food
On Lobelia (Campanulaceae); larvae in seed capsules(1)
Remarks
Possibly introduced from Europe
Internet References
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.New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Anthribidae, Brentidae, Dryophthoridae, Brachyceridae, and Curculionidae...
Webster R.P., Anderson R.S., Sweeney J.D., Demerchant I. 2012. Zookeys 179: 349-406.