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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Anthonomus texanus

Anthonomus (Anthonomorphus) texanus Dietz - Anthonomus texanus Anthonomus (Anthonomorphus) texanus Dietz - Anthonomus texanus Anthonomus texanus Dietz - Anthonomus texanus Anthonomus texanus Dietz - Anthonomus texanus
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Anthonomini
Genus Anthonomus
No Taxon (subgenus Anthonomorphus)
Species texanus (Anthonomus texanus)
Explanation of Names
Anthonomus (Anthonomorphus) texanus Dietz 1891
Size
3.2-4.8 mm (1)
Range
AZ to w. TX / c. Mex. (1)(2)
Season
on plants Apr-Sept (1)
in ground trash around cotton fields Jan-Feb (1)
Food
Common on globemallow - Sphaeralcea spp. (Malvaceae) (1)
Life Cycle
Develops in flower buds. (H. R. Burke, pers comm. to MAQ 2015)