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Genus Himatolabus

dusty-garnet-weevil - Himatolabus pubescens Weevil McEevil - Himatolabus pubescens Weevil McEevil - Himatolabus pubescens Himatolabus pubescens (Say) - Himatolabus pubescens Himatolabus pubescens Weevil on goldenrod - Himatolabus pubescens Weevil on goldenrod - Himatolabus pubescens Himatolabus pubescens? - Himatolabus pubescens
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 Attelabinae (Leaf-rolling Weevils)
Genus Himatolabus
Explanation of Names
Himatolabus Jekel 1860
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1), 9 in the New World(2)
Identification
our spp. easily separated by color(1)
Range
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)
Food
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.