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Species Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus - Cocklebur Weevil

Beetle feeding on Eupatorium - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus weevil - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus - female Which Rhodobaenus? - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus Cocklebur Weevil - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus (Say) - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus Ironweed Curculio - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus Cocklebur Weevil?  - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus Red Snout Beetle - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus
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 Dryophthorinae
Tribe Rhynchophorini
Subtribe Sphenophorina
Genus Rhodobaenus
Species quinquepunctatus (Cocklebur Weevil)
Explanation of Names
Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus (Say 1824)
5-7.5 mm(1)
Elytra and pronotum red with black spots that coalesce or form patches, especially on posterior portion of elytra; there is also a melanic form.
e NA (QC-FL to SD-TX); Mex.(2)
See Also
- Range: coastal SE US