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Species Polydrusus cervinus

Otiorhynchus singularis - Polydrusus cervinus weevil - Polydrusus cervinus weevil - Polydrusus cervinus weevil - Polydrusus cervinus Weevil Beetle  - Polydrusus cervinus Polydrusus sericeus ? - Polydrusus cervinus Polydrusus sericeus ? - Polydrusus cervinus Polydrusus cervinus? - Polydrusus cervinus
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 Polydrusini
Genus Polydrusus
Species cervinus (Polydrusus cervinus)
Explanation of Names
Polydrusus (Neoeustolus) cervinus (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
4.5-6 mm
Identification
Colour of body scales coppery to green (often faded to grey, when old). Unlike the other two introduced species, P.cervinus has numerous bare black patches on the elytra, and its legs are dark.
Range
ne US / CAN (NJ-QC); introduced from Europe (1)(BG data)
Season
mostly: Jun-Jul (BG data)
Food
Leaves of broadleaved trees (oak, hazel, etc.)