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Genus Orchestes

Flea weevil - Orchestes pallicornis Weevil - ? - Orchestes steppensis Weevil - ? - Orchestes steppensis Orchestes mixtus Blatchley - Orchestes mixtus Apple Flea Weevil ? - Orchestes very small insect with gold and black polka dotted shell and black snout - Orchestes steppensis Orchestes mixtus Communal mine, wild plum - Orchestes pallicornis
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 Orchestes
Explanation of Names
Orchestes Illiger 1798
Numbers
7 spp. in our area, of which 2 adventive (O. alni, O. fagi) and one (O. testaceus) holarctic(1)
Identification
See(2)(1)
Range
holarctic & Afrotropical(3); widely distributed in NA(1)
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.Revision of the subfamily Rhynchaeninae in North America (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Anderson, R.S. 1989. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 115: 207-312.
3.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.