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Species Tachyerges salicis

Weevil Beetle - Tachyerges salicis Curculionidae, lateral - Tachyerges salicis Flea Weevil - Tachyerges salicis Tachyerges salicis Tachyerges salicis Tachyerges salicis Curculionoidea - Tachyerges salicis Curculionoidea - Tachyerges salicis
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 Rhamphini (Flea Weevils)
Subtribe Rhamphina
Genus Tachyerges
Species salicis (Tachyerges salicis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhynchaenus salicis
Explanation of Names
Tachyerges salicis (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
2-2.5 mm
Range
holarctic; transcontinental in Canada and the US (except se. US) south to NC-TX-CO-CA(1)
Food
hosts: Salix, Populus(1)(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.First record of Orchestes fagi (L.) in North America, with a checklist of the North Amercian Rhamphini
Sweeney, J., R.S. Anderson, and R.P. Webster. 2012. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 66: 297-304.
2.The weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, I: new records from New Brunswick
C.G. Majka, R.S. Anderson, D.F. McAlpine, & R.P. Webster. 2007. The Canadian Entomologist 139: 378-396.
3.British leafminers