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Genus Haplorhynchites

Head-clipping Weevil - Haplorhynchites aeneus Haplorhynchites aeneus (Boheman) - Haplorhynchites aeneus 5000063 Merhynchites - Haplorhynchites aeneus Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Hamilton - Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Weevil on Brittlebush - Haplorhynchites - male - female Weevil on Brittlebush - Haplorhynchites Weevil - Haplorhynchites aeneus weevil - Haplorhynchites eximius
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 Attelabidae (Leaf Rolling Weevils)
Subfamily Rhynchitinae (Leaf and Bud Weevils)
Tribe Rhynchitini
Genus Haplorhynchites
Explanation of Names
Haplorhynchites Voss 1924
Numbers
6 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
key to spp. in Hamilton (1974)(2)
Range
NA (Canada to Guatemala) & Eurasia(3); in our area, e. NA (H. aeneus only) & sw. US(1)
Food
hosts: Asteraceae; larvae in flower heads cut by females(1)
Print References
Hamilton, R.W. 1974. The genus Haplorhynchites (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae) in America north of Mexico. Annals of the Entomological Society America 67(5): 787-794.
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.The genus Haplorhynchites (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae) in America north of Mexico
Hamilton R.W. 1974. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 67(5): 787-794.
3.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.