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Genus Tychius

Weevil (2) - Tychius picirostris Beetle ID Request - Tychius meliloti Weevil from Idaho (3) 10.07.05 - Tychius meliloti - male - female Tychius meliloti small black regularly punctuated Weevil covered with grey setae with dark red-brown extremities - Tychius lineellus small weevil - Tychius meliloti Curculionidae, dorsal - Tychius stephensi Weevil - Tychius
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Tychiini (Leguminous Seed Weevils)
Subtribe Tychiina
Genus Tychius
Explanation of Names
Tychius Germar 1817
Numbers
16 spp. in our area, incl. 4 adventive(1)
Food
on various Fabaceae; larvae feed on reproductive parts(1)(2)
Print References
Clark, Wayne E. 1971. A taxonomic revision of the weevil genus Tychius Germar in America North of Mexico, Brigham Young University Science Bulletin
Biological series Volume XIII, #3.
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Tychius meliloti Stephens new to Canada with a brief review of the species of Tychius Germar introduced into North America...
R.S. Anderson and A.T. Howden. 1994. The Canadian Entomologist 126(6): 1363-1368.