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Genus Donus

weevil - Donus zoilus Weevil, what? - Donus zoilus beetle - Donus zoilus unknown weevil - Donus zoilus Clover Leaf Weevil - Donus zoilus Beetle - Donus zoilus Donus zoilus Cloverleaf weevil - Donus zoilus
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 Hyperinae (Clover and Alfalfa Weevils)
Genus Donus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
this & related genera has been variously defined... not sure where things stand now --will ask around
Explanation of Names
Donus Jekel 1865
A single (adventive) species in our area; large genus that includes mostly flightless montane forms of restricted distribution
native to the Palaearctic; our only adventive species is widespread in NA