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Species Tychius picirostris - Clover Seed Weevil

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Curculioninae
Tribe Tychiini (Leguminous Seed Weevils)
Subtribe Tychiina
Genus Tychius
Species picirostris (Clover Seed Weevil)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tychius picirostris (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Curculio picirostris Fabricius 1787
Six segments in antennal funicle. (Robert Anderson, 28 May, 2014)
n. of UT to VA (BG data)
native to Europe, adventive and widespread in NA (introduced ca. 1908)(1)(2)
on clover - Trifolium spp. (Fabaceae)(2)
Works Cited
1.The weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, II: New records from Nova Scotia...
C.G. Majka, R.S. Anderson, & D.B. McCorquodale. 2007. The Canadian Entomologist 139: 397–442.
2.Tychius meliloti Stephens new to Canada with a brief review of the species of Tychius Germar introduced into North America...
R.S. Anderson and A.T. Howden. 1994. The Canadian Entomologist 126(6): 1363-1368.