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Species Nanophyes brevis

Weevil - Nanophyes brevis
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 Brentidae (Primitive Weevils)
Subfamily Nanophyinae
Genus Nanophyes
Species brevis (Nanophyes brevis)
Explanation of Names
Nanophyes brevis Boheman 1845
Size
1.6-1.8 mm
Range
native to w. Palaearctic, adventive in NA
Food
host: Lythrum salicaria (Lythraceae)