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Species Otiorhynchus crataegi - Privet 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 Otiorhynchini
Genus Otiorhynchus
Species crataegi (Privet Weevil)
Explanation of Names
Otiorhynchus crataegi Germar 1824
Size
~5 mm(1)
Remarks
pest of ornamentals in e Europe & certain other parts of mainland Europe; adventive in England (since early 1980s)(1)
Internet References
http://www.cucaera.co.uk/otiorhynchus-crataegi/
Works Cited
1.Pests of ornamental trees, shrubs and flowers: a colour handbook. 2nd ed.
Alford D.V. 2012. Academic Press. 480 pp.