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Genus Eudiagogus - Sesbania Clown Weevils

Clown Weevil - Eudiagogus maryae Clown Weevil - Eudiagogus maryae Eudiagogus pulcher Fahraeus - Eudiagogus pulcher Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi Beetle - Eudiagogus pulcher Rattlebean Weevil - Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi Small black and red beetle - Eudiagogus pulcher
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 Eudiagogini
Genus Eudiagogus (Sesbania Clown Weevils)
Explanation of Names
Eudiagogus Schönherr 1840
Numbers
3 spp. in our area
Identification
key to spp. in Warner (1979)(1)
Food
host: mostly Sesbania (Fabaceae); adults feed on foliage, larvae on root nodules(2)
Life Cycle
see(3)
Works Cited
1.The genus Eudiagogus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Leptopiinae), with two new species on the weed Sesbania (Leguminosae)
Warner R.E. 1979. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 81: 304-320.
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.
3.Observations on the biology and ecology of two species of Eudiagogus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
Kovarik P.W., Burke H.R. 1989. The Southwestern Naturalist 34(2): 196-212.