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Genus Himatolabus

dusty-garnet-weevil - Himatolabus pubescens Attelabidae - Himatolabus pubescens Himatolabus pubescens (Say) - Himatolabus pubescens weevil - Himatolabus pubescens Himatolabus pubescens? - Himatolabus pubescens Himatolabus pubescens Weevil on goldenrod - Himatolabus pubescens ATTELABIDAE Attelabinae: Himatolabus pubescens - Himatolabus pubescens
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 Attelabinae (Leaf-rolling Weevils)
Genus Himatolabus
Explanation of Names
Himatolabus Jekel 1860
2 spp. in our area(1), 9 in the New World(2)
our spp. easily separated by color(1)
NA (Canada to Guatemala) & E. Asia(3); in our area, one sp. restricted to sw. US (AZ-UT), another widespread east of the Rockies(1)
associated with oaks; larvae in leaf rolls(1)
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.Revision of the New World genus Himatolabus Jekel (Coleoptera: Attelabidae)
Hamilton R.W. 1992. Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 118: 197-226.
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.