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Genus Phyxelis

Phyxelis rigidus Phyxelis rigidus Entiminae - Phyxelis carltoni Entiminae - Phyxelis carltoni Weevil - Phyxelis rigidus Weevil for I.D. - Phyxelis rigidus Sciaphilus asperatus - Phyxelis rigidus Sciaphilus asperatus - 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
3 spp., all in our area(2)
Identification
key to spp. in (2)
Range
C. rigidus NB-NC to AB-AZ; C. carltoni W of the Appalachians, w NY to se MN & e OK; P. sus LA only(2)
Works Cited
1.Rhynchophora or weevils of North Eastern America
Blatchley and Leng. 1916. Nature Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Indiana. 682 pp.
2.A revision of the weevil genus Phyxelis Schönherr 1843 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae; Entiminae; Tropiphorini) in North America
Anderson R.S. 2018. Ins. Syst. Divers. 2: 1-11.