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Species Rhinusa asellus

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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 Mecinini
Genus Rhinusa
Species asellus (Rhinusa asellus)
Explanation of Names
Rhinusa asellus (Gravenhorst 1807)
Size
2.6-4.5 mm
Range
Native to Europe, the Caucasus, and Turkey(1), adventive in US (MA-NY) (BG Data)
Food
hosts: Verbascum spp.(1)