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Species Sphenophorus australis

Billbug - Sphenophorus australis Unidentified weevil - Sphenophorus australis sphenophorus calendra australis abrasa - Sphenophorus australis Billbug - Sphenophorus australis Sphenophorus australis Sphenophorus australis Snout Beetle - Sphenophorus australis Sphenophorus australis
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 Dryophthorinae
Tribe Rhynchophorini
Subtribe Sphenophorina
Genus Sphenophorus (Billbugs)
Species australis (Sphenophorus australis)
Explanation of Names
Sphenophorus australis Chittenden 1905
Numbers
2 subspecies in our area(1)
Size
9-21 mm(2)
Range
most of the Americas north to ON(1)
Works Cited
1.A catalog of Coleoptera of America north of Mexico. Curculionidae: Rhynchophorinae
Vaurie P. 1983. USDA handbook no. 529-143a. x+28 pp.
2.Weevils of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae).
Janet C. Ciegler. 2010. Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 276 pp.