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Species Phyllobius intrusus - Arborvitae Weevil

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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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Phyllobiini
Genus Phyllobius
Species intrusus (Arborvitae Weevil)
Explanation of Names
Phyllobius intrusus Kono 1948
Range
native to Japan, adventive in our area and known from ne. NA and from BC(1)
Food
associated with Cupressaceae(1)
Works Cited
1.The weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, I: new records from New Brunswick
C.G. Majka, R.S. Anderson, D.F. McAlpine, & R.P. Webster. 2007. The Canadian Entomologist 139: 378-396.