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Species Tournotaris bimaculata

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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 Brachyceridae
Subfamily Erirhininae (Marsh Weevils)
Subtribe Erirhinina
Genus Tournotaris
Species bimaculata (Tournotaris bimaculata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Notaris bimaculatus
Explanation of Names
Tournotaris bimaculata (Fabricius 1787)
Holarctic; in our area, northern transcontinental (across Canada and n. US)(1)
larvae mine and pupate in the stems of Typha latifolia in Europe(3)
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.Assessment of species diversity in the Montane Cordillera Ecozone
Scudder G.G.E., Smith I.M. (eds.). 1998. Burlington: Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network.
3.Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea, excluding Scolytinae and Platypodinae) of the Yukon
Anderson R.S. 1997. In: Danks H.V., Downes J.A. (Eds.), Insects of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Ottawa: 523–5.