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Genus Acalles

curculionid - Acalles Acalles costifer LeConte - Acalles costifer Acalles costifer LeConte - Acalles costifer Weevil, lateral left mesotarsus - Acalles indigens Acalles carinatus weevil - Acalles carinatus Cophes oblongus? - Acalles clavatus Cophes oblongus? - Acalles clavatus
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)
Superfamily Curculionoidea (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptorhynchinae
Tribe Cryptorhynchini
Subtribe Tylodina
Genus Acalles
Explanation of Names
Acalles Schönherr 1825
Numbers
12 spp. in our area(1)
Range
e. NA & so. US west to AZ in the south(1)
Habitat
leaf litter, dead branches/vines(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.