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Tribe Ceutorhynchini

small weevil - Nedyus apicalis Weevil 16 - Ceutorhynchus omissus Cuculionidae -? - Ceutorhynchus rapae Weevil from Banff 10.07.10 - Glocianus punctiger Ceutorhynchus americanus Weevil - Ceutorhynchus obstrictus Snout Beetle - Ceutorhynchus Very small weevil - Ceutorhynchus americanus
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
Numbers
by far the largest tribe of the subfamily, with ca. 90 spp. in 15 genera (of which ~70 spp. of Ceutorhynchus) in our area (incl. 6 non-native genera)(1) and almost 900 spp. in 80 genera worldwide (>300 Ceutorhynchus spp.)(2)
Range
throughout NA and most of the world
Food
hosts include a dozen herbaceous plant families, notably Cruciferae (=Brassicaceae) and Asteraceae(1)
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.Catalogue of Ceutorhynchinae of the world, with a key to genera (Insecta Coleoptera Curculionidae)
Colonnelli E. 2004. Argania Editio, Barcelona. 124 pp.