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Genus Piazorhinus

weevil - Piazorhinus scutellaris weevil - Piazorhinus pictus Weevil - Piazorhinus scutellaris Piazorhinus tuberculatus Blatchley - Piazorhinus tuberculatus Weevil - Piazorhinus pictus Weevil - Piazorhinus pictus Weevil On Raspberry - Piazorhinus scutellaris Piazorhinus pictus
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Piazorhinini
Genus Piazorhinus
Explanation of Names
Piazorhinus Schönherr 1835
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1), 16 more in Mesoamerica(2)
Range
e. NA to Argentina(1)(3)
Food
Associated with Quercus (Fagaceae) and Caccoloba diversifolia (Polygonaceae)(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.Weevils of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae).
Janet C. Ciegler. 2010. Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 276 pp.
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.