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Species Sibinia sellata

Sibinia sellata (Boheman) - Sibinia sellata
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Tychiini (Leguminous Seed Weevils)
Subtribe Tychiina
Genus Sibinia
Species sellata (Sibinia sellata)
Explanation of Names
Sibinia (Sibinia) sellata (Boheman)
Size
3 mm (BG data)
Range
Miami-Dade County, FL (24 August 2011) - native of Argentina-Uruguay
Life Cycle
reportedly associated with purslane
Remarks
pest potential not known
Internet References
TRI-OLOGY - Florida State Collection of Arthropods