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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
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea
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)