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Species Himatolabus pubescens

Weevil McEevil - Himatolabus pubescens Himatolabus pubescens Himatolabus pubescens Oak-munching weevil - Himatolabus pubescens Leaf-rolling Weevil - Himatolabus pubescens Weevil on goldenrod - Himatolabus pubescens Weevil on goldenrod - Himatolabus pubescens Unidentified Weevils on Oak - 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
Species pubescens (Himatolabus pubescens)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Attelabus rhois Boheman, 1829
Explanation of Names
Himatolabus pubescens (Say 1826)
4.0-7.2 mm(1)
Reddish-brown throughout(2)
e. NA to AZ (NS-MB to AL-AZ) / n. Mex. - Map(1)(3)
Adults active mostly in summer(1), as early as mid-March in c. TX(4)
Hosts: oak, alder, hazelnut, rosemallow(1)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.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.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
4.Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat.
Quinn, M.A. 2000. Unpublished Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station. ix + 182 pp.