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Genus Phyxelis

Weevil - Phyxelis rigidus weevil - Phyxelis carltoni Entiminae - Phyxelis carltoni Weevil- Myosides? - Phyxelis carltoni Weevil - Phyxelis rigidus broad-nosed weevil - Phyxelis carltoni Phyxelis rigidus Weevil Aug 24 - Phyxelis carltoni
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea
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)
3 spp., all in our area(2)
key to spp. in (2)
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.