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Species Conotrachelus anaglypticus - Cambium Curculio

Cambium Curculio - Conotrachelus anaglypticus Cambium Curculio - Conotrachelus anaglypticus Conotrachelus anaglypticus Thick-forelegged weevil - Conotrachelus anaglypticus Beetle - Conotrachelus anaglypticus Wevil to blacklight - Conotrachelus anaglypticus Cryptorhynchinae ? - Conotrachelus anaglypticus Curculionidae, dorsal - Conotrachelus anaglypticus
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 Molytinae
Tribe Conotrachelini
Genus Conotrachelus
Species anaglypticus (Cambium Curculio)
Explanation of Names
Conotrachelus anaglypticus (Say 1831)
anaglypticus = 'throughout carved'
diagonal orange shoulder marks seem to be a nice consistent feature:
e. US to MT (ME-FL to MT-TX) to S. America(1)
larvae have been reported to attack cotton bolls and the cambium and inner bark of many fruit and shade trees, as well as columbine (Aquilegia), cowpea, etc.(2)
economic pest of peach(2)
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.Old traps for new weevils: new records [...] from Jefferson Co., Florida
Bloem S., Mizell R.F., O'Brien C.W. 2002. Fla Entomol. 85: 632-644.