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Species Hypera rumicis

Mating weevils? - Hypera rumicis - male - female Caged beast - Hypera rumicis Hypera rumicis Hypera rumicis Weevil - Hypera rumicis weevil - Hypera rumicis Hypera rumicis Linnaeus - Hypera rumicis Hypera rumicis? - Hypera rumicis - male - female
Classification
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 Hyperinae
Genus Hypera
Species rumicis (Hypera rumicis)
Explanation of Names
Hypera (Eririnomorphus) rumicis (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
4-6 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread in the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (QC-AB to *MD-KS-OR)(2)(3)(4)(*BG data)
Food
hosts: Polygonum, Rumex, other Polygonaceae(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: 1879(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Lompe A. (2002-) Die Käfer Europas: Ein Bestimmungswerk im Internet
2.New Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) records for Quebec, Canada
de Tonnancour P., Anderson R.S., Bouchard P., Chantal C., Dumont S., Vigneault R. 2017. Zookeys 681: 95‒117.
3.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.
4.Weevils of Kansas - A Manual for Identification
Glenn Arthur Salsbury. 2000. Private/Self.
5.NatureSpot: recording the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland