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Species Anthonomus heterothecae

Anthonomus squamosus LeConte - Anthonomus heterothecae Anthonomus squamosus LeConte - Anthonomus heterothecae Anthonomus heterothecae Pierce - Anthonomus heterothecae Anthonomus heterothecae Pierce - Anthonomus heterothecae Anthonomus heterothecae Pierce - Anthonomus heterothecae
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 Anthonomini
Genus Anthonomus
No Taxon (subgenus Anthonomus)
No Taxon (squamosus group)
Species heterothecae (Anthonomus heterothecae)
Explanation of Names
Anthonomus heterothecae Pierce 1908
Size
2.2 mm (Pierce 1908)
Range
TX-OK (1),(2)
Life Cycle
Bred in large numbers from heads of camphorweed (Heterotheca subaxillaris, Asteraceae) at var. locations in Texas. (Pierce 1908)
See Also
A. tectus - Range: e. US
also, smaller and more slender than A. squamosus - Range: w. NA
Print References
Pierce, W.D. 1908. Descriptions of new curculionid beetles of the tribe Anthonomini. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum 34: 173-181. (Full Text)
Internet References
Type info - Smithsonian