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Species Phyllobius oblongus - European Snout Beetle

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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 Phyllobiini
Genus Phyllobius
Species oblongus (European Snout Beetle)
Other Common Names
Brown Leaf Weevil
Explanation of Names
Phyllobius oblongus (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
4.3-5.1 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic (Europe to Siberia)(2), adventive in NA: ne. US & adjacent Canada (NS-ON to CT-NY-OH) + BC(1)
Food
in NA, adults feed on leaves of many fruit & shade trees; larvae, on roots of strawberry and other plants(1)(3)
Remarks
the only member of the subg. Nemoicus Dillwyn 1829
Works Cited
1.Insects and Arachnids of Canada Series, Part 25. Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae.
Donald E. Bright, Patrice Bouchard. 2008. 2008. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
2.Coleoptera Poloniae
3.Garden Insects of North America : The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs (Princeton Field Guides)
Whitney Cranshaw. 2004. Princeton University Press.