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Species Sitona lineatus - Pea Leaf Weevil

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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 Sitonini
Genus Sitona
Species lineatus (Pea Leaf Weevil)
Explanation of Names
Sitona lineatus (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
3.2-4.5 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic(2), adventive in NA (AB-BC-CA, VA-FL-TX)(1)(3)
Habitat
Moderately hygrophilous(4)
Food
on peas, beans, sweet peas, alfalfa, clover, bird’s foot trefoil, vetch, chickpea (Cicer arietinum), thrashed oats (Bright 1994); serious pest of edible legumes
Life Cycle
univoltine(4)
Internet References
Species pages: Afonin et al. (2008)(4) | anon.(5) | Bartelt (2011) (6)