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Species Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi

Pink and black weevil - Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi Rattlebean Weevil - Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi A beetle for ID. - Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi
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 Eudiagogini
Genus Eudiagogus (Sesbania Clown Weevils)
Species rosenschoeldi (Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eudiagogus rosenschoeldi Fåhraeus 1840
4.1-7.1 mm(1)
pronotum lacking transversal band, elytral outer band mottled

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2012
se. US (SC-FL to OK-TX)(1)
Life Cycle
Adults feed externally on foliage, and larvae feed on nitrogen-fixing root nodules of several spp. of Sesbania (Fabaceae) (2)
Large numbers of adults overwinter under loose bark of standing trees. (2)
Print References
Warner, R.E. 1979. The genus Eudiagogus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Leptopiinae), with two new species on the weed Sesbania (Leguminosae). Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 81(2): 304-320.
Works Cited
1.Weevils of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae).
Janet C. Ciegler. 2010. Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 276 pp.
2.Observations on the biology and ecology of two species of Eudiagogus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
Kovarik P.W., Burke H.R. 1989. The Southwestern Naturalist 34(2): 196-212.