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Genus Magdalis

weevil - Magdalis austera Magdalis pandura (Say) - Magdalis pandura Curculionidae, lateral - Magdalis pandura Bluish weevil - Magdalis lecontei Weevil - Magdalis pandura - male Magdalis sp.? - Magdalis gentilis Weevil - Magdalis barbita Magdalis austera (?) - Magdalis alutacea
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 Mesoptiliinae
Tribe Magdalidini (Wedge-shaped Bark Weevils)
Genus Magdalis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
needs revision
Explanation of Names
Magdalis Germar 1824
Numbers
25 spp. in our area(1), at least as many in Eurasia, in 9 subgenera(2)
Range
holarctic(2); throughout NA(1)
Food
larvae mine in bark of dead/dying trees(1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.