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Species Microplontus campestris

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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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Tribe Ceutorhynchini
Genus Microplontus
Species campestris (Microplontus campestris)
Range
native to Europe, unintentionally introduced to NA (ca. 1970) and now known from ON(1) and MA (BG photo)
Food
apparently monophagous on Chrysanthemum leucanthemum (Asteraceae)(1)