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Genus Cimberis

Billbug - Cimberis elongata Pine Flower Snout Beetle - Cimberis pilosa Pine Flower Snout Beetle - Cimberis pilosa Cimberis elongata Cimberis - Cimberis decipiens Unsure? - Cimberis Weevil - Cimberis Rough textured weevil - Cimberis
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 Cimberidae
Tribe Cimberidini
Genus Cimberis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neocimberis O'Brien & Wibmer 1982
Explanation of Names
Cimberis Gozis 1881
7 spp. in our area(1)
much of NA; 4 spp. are western, and all 3 spp. present in the east range west of the Mississippi River(2)
on pines(1), but C. compta also recorded on other conifers (Pseudotsuga, Cypress)(2)
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.A catalog of Coleoptera of America North of Mexico. Family: Nemonychidae
Hamilton R.W. 1994. USDA Agriculture handbook no. 529-134. x+8 pp.