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Species Sitona lepidus - Clover Root Weevil

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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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Sitonini
Genus Sitona
Species lepidus (Clover Root Weevil )
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sitona flavescens Marsham
Explanation of Names
Sitona lepidus Gyllenhal 1834
Food
Feeds on the roots of several species of clover.
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