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Species Rhinoncus perpendicularis

Rhinoncus perpendicularis
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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Tribe Phytobiini
Genus Rhinoncus
Species perpendicularis (Rhinoncus perpendicularis)
Explanation of Names
Rhinoncus perpendicularis (Reich 1797)
Size
2.1-2.9 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic(2), adventive in NA (QC-ON)(3)
Habitat
fields, meadows, balks, heaths, roadsides, shores, gardens, empty lots(2)
Food
hosts: Polygonum(2)
Life Cycle
(2)