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Genus Pandeleteius

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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 Tanymecini
Genus Pandeleteius
Explanation of Names
Pandeleteius Schönherr 1834
13 spp. in our area(1)
See Howden (1959) to separate the spp.
sw. & e. US, se. Canada(1)
Adults in oaks (Quercus) or on legumes (Fabaceae)(1), or a variety of other plants
Print References
Howden A.T. (1959) A revision of the species of Pandeleteius Schönherr and Pandeleteinus Champion of America North of Mexico (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 29(10): 361-421. (2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.A revision of the species of Pandeleteius Schonherr and Pandeleteinus Champion of America north of Mexico
A T Howden. 1959. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., San Francisco (4) 29: 361-421.