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Species Listronotus squamiger

Listronotus - Listronotus squamiger - female Listronotus squamiger - female
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 Cyclominae
Tribe Listroderini
Genus Listronotus
Species squamiger (Listronotus squamiger)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Listronotus squamiger (Say, 1831)
Size
7.5 to 10 mm
Identification
Hind tibial spur with basal tooth; elytra with odd intervals elevated, some connections with transverse wrinkles, though variable; single median carina on rostrum; some females have the elytra produced as in L. caudatus (Henderson 1940)
Range
Transcontinental, from British Columbia to Ontario, south from GA-IA-CO-CA (1)
Habitat
Along lakes, ponds, swamps. Host plants appear to be Scirpus and Sagittaria. (Henderson 1940)
Print References
Henderson, L.S. 1940. A revision of the genus Listronotus: I (Curculionidae: Coleoptera). University of Kansas Science Bulletin, 26: 215-337.