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Species Hypera rumicis

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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 Hyperinae (Clover and Alfalfa Weevils)
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)
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