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Genus Phyxelis

Weevil - Phyxelis rigidus weevil - Phyxelis undescribed Curculionidae, dorsal - Phyxelis rigidus Entiminae - Phyxelis undescribed Entiminae - Phyxelis undescribed Entiminae - Phyxelis undescribed Weevil - Phyxelis rigidus Phyxelis rigidus
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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Tropiphorini
Genus Phyxelis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Geoderces Horn 1876
Explanation of Names
Phyxelis Schönherr 1842
Greek 'wandering'(1)
Numbers
2 described + at least 2 undescribed spp. in our area(2)
Range
e. US and adjacent Canada(2)
Remarks
genus under revision by R.S. Anderson
Works Cited
1.Rhynchophora or weevils of North Eastern America
Blatchley and Leng. 1916. Nature Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Indiana. 682 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.