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Species Ophryastes tuberosus

Ophryastes tuberosus LeConte - Ophryastes tuberosus Broad-nosed Weevil - Ophryastes tuberosus unknow weevil - Ophryastes tuberosus Ophryastes tuberosus LeConte - Ophryastes tuberosus Ophryastes tuberosus LeConte - Ophryastes tuberosus Ophryastes tuberosus LeConte - Ophryastes tuberosus Ophryastes tuberosus LeConte - Ophryastes tuberosus Ophryastes tuberosus LeConte - Ophryastes tuberosus
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 Ophryastini
Genus Ophryastes
Species tuberosus (Ophryastes tuberosus)
Explanation of Names
Ophryastes tuberosus LeConte 1853
Size
8.5-14.0 mm(1)
Identification
LeConte's series shows considerable variation in the punctation of the elytra, the striae being impressed in some specimens. There is also great variation in the prominence of the lateral thoracic tuberosities.(2)


all dets. H. R. Burke, 2002
Range
w. NA from so. Alberta to n. Mexico(1); (AZ-TX-SD-AB) to Mex. (3)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Insects and Arachnids of Canada Series, Part 25. Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae.
Donald E. Bright, Patrice Bouchard. 2008. 2008. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
2.Review of the weevils of the tribe Ophryastini of America North of Mexico
Davis A.C. 1947. Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 96(3207): 483-551.
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.