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Species Amalorrhynchus melanarius

Amalorrhynchus melanarius Amalorrhynchus melanarius Amalorrhynchus melanarius (Stephens) - Amalorrhynchus melanarius Amalorrhynchus melanarius (Stephens) - Amalorrhynchus melanarius
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 Amalorrhynchus
Species melanarius (Amalorrhynchus melanarius)
Explanation of Names
Amalorrhynchus melanarius (Stephens 1831)
Range
native to the Palaearctic (widespread)(1); in our area, QC-WV(2)
Food
host: watercress (Nasturtium officinale, Brassicaceae)(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Ceutorhynchinae of the world, with a key to genera (Insecta Coleoptera Curculionidae)
Colonnelli E. 2004. Argania Editio, Barcelona. 124 pp.
2.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.