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Species Phacepholis elegans

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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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Naupactini
Genus Phacepholis
Species elegans (Phacepholis elegans)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phacepholis elegans Horn, 1876
(= Pantomorus (Phacepholis) metallicus Pierce, 1913)
Size
6-8 mm
Identification
Scutellum indistinct, scales usually green, intermixed with several rows of bristles on elytral intervals.
Eyes moderately convex, pronotal sides only slightly rounded.
Range
TX-AZ to Nebraska/Missouri confirmed; ?:CA,CO,IO,ND,NV
Remarks
Similar, but more prominent eyes, pronotal sides more constricted to base; range: Mexico + SE Texas and Louisiana: P. viridis (Champion, 1911)
Print References
Lanteri, A. 1990. Systematic revision and cladistic analysis of Phacepholis Horn (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Southwestern Entomologist 15: 179-204. (1)
Works Cited
1.Systematic revision and cladistic analysis of Phacepholis Horn (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Lanteri A. 1990. Southwestern Entomologist 15: 179-204.