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Tribe Cleonini - Cylindrical Weevils

Apleurus sp. - Apleurus saginatus - male - female Slender weevil - Scaphomorphus poricollis - female Unknown weevil - Apleurus angularis weevil 11 - Scaphomorphus trivittatus Snout Beetle- Dryophthorus? - Cleonis piger Knapweed Root Weevils Mating & tracks - Cyphocleonus achates - male - female Apleurus jacobinus Coleoptera: Lixinae (PW63) - Scaphomorphus
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 Lixinae
Tribe Cleonini (Cylindrical Weevils)
Explanation of Names
Cleonini Schönherr 1826 nomen protectum
33 spp. in 5 genera in our area (incl. 2 introduced spp.)(1)
by far more diverse in the Old World, esp. in the drier regions
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.Systematics, phylogeny and biogeography of New World weevils traditionally of the tribe Cleonini (Col.: Curculionidae:Cleoninae)
R.S. Anderson (1988). 1987. Quaestiones Entomologicae 23: 431-709.