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Species Hypera brunnipennis - Egyptian Alfalfa Weevil

Hypera brunnipennis Egyptian Alfalfa Weevil? - Hypera brunnipennis Egyptian Alfalfa Weevil? - Hypera brunnipennis Egyptian Alfalfa Weevil? - Hypera brunnipennis Egyptian Alfalfa Weevil? - Hypera brunnipennis Weevil - Hypera brunnipennis Weevil - Hypera brunnipennis
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 Hyperinae (Clover and Alfalfa Weevils)
Genus Hypera
Species brunnipennis (Egyptian Alfalfa Weevil)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypera brunnipennis (Boheman)
Orig. Comb: Phytonomus brunnipennis Boheman 1834
Size
~5 mm(1)
Range
CA-AZ / Baja CA, Mex. (2)
Remarks
pest in alfalfa and clover; as populations grow on crops, adults migrate and often end up indoors(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Handbook of urban insects and arachnids: A handbook of urban entomology
Robinson W.H. 2005. Cambridge University Press.
2.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.