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Family Nemonychidae - Pine Flower Snout Beetles

tan weevil - Cimberis pilosa Pine Flower Snout Beetle - Cimberis pilosa Acromacer bombifrons (LeConte) - Acromacer bombifrons Acromacer bombifrons (LeConte) - Acromacer bombifrons Cimberis elongata Cimberis elongata Cimberis bihirsuta Unsure? - Cimberis
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 Nemonychidae (Pine Flower Snout Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhinomaceridae
Explanation of Names
Nemonychidae Bedel 1882
Numbers
15 spp. in 5 genera in our area(1), ~70 spp. in 23 genera worldwide(2)(3)
Overview of our faunaTaxa not yet in the guide are marked (*)
Family NEMONYCHIDAE
Subfamily CIMBERIDINAE
Tribe Doydirhynchini Lecontellus
Subfamily *RHINORHYNCHINAE
Tribe *Rhinorhynchini *Atopomacer¹
Size
3.0-5.5 mm(1)
Range
in NA, boreal and western montane (all our genera except Cimberis are restricted to the west)(1)
Food
larvae develop in the male strobili of conifers; all our spp. are apparently associated with Pinus spp.; adults and larvae are likely feed mainly on pine pollen(2)
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.A catalog of Coleoptera of America North of Mexico. Family: Nemonychidae
Hamilton R.W. 1994. USDA Agriculture handbook no. 529-134. x+8 pp.
3.Order Coleoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
Ślipiński S.A., Leschen R.A.B., Lawrence J.F. 2011. Zootaxa 3148: 203–208.