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Species Phyxelis rigidus

Weevil - Phyxelis rigidus weevil - Phyxelis rigidus weevil - Phyxelis rigidus Weevil - Phyxelis rigidus Weevil - Phyxelis rigidus Weevil - Phyxelis rigidus Sciaphilus ? - 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
Species rigidus (Phyxelis rigidus)
Explanation of Names
Phyxelis rigidus (Say 1831)
rigidus = 'hard'
Size
3.5-4.5 mm(1)
Habitat
Common under stones in spring near New York City; on herbage(1)
Season
May-Jul(1)
Works Cited
1.Rhynchophora or weevils of North Eastern America
Blatchley and Leng. 1916. Nature Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Indiana. 682 pp.