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Species Pissodes nemorensis - Eastern Pine Weevil

Weevil - Pissodes nemorensis Northern Pine Weevil - Pissodes nemorensis P. nemorensis - Pissodes nemorensis Weevil - Pissodes nemorensis Pissodes nemorensis Eastern Pine Weevil  - Pissodes nemorensis Splotchy weevil - Pissodes nemorensis Weevil - Pissodes nemorensis
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 Molytinae
Genus Pissodes (Conifer Weevils)
Species nemorensis (Eastern Pine Weevil)
Other Common Names
Deodar Weevil
Explanation of Names
Pissodes nemorensis Germar 1824
Identification
Range
mostly se coastal states (TX-FL-MD, KY) (1)(2), but lots of BG records north of this historical range...
Habitat
hammocks in FL (2)
Print References
Ollieu, M.M. 1971. Damage to southern pines in Texas by Pissodes nemorensis. Journal of Economic Entomology 64(6): 1456-1459. (Abstract)
Internet References
Fact sheet - wiki.bugwood.org
Fact Sheet - www.barkbeetles.org
Works Cited
1.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.