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Genus Orthognathus

Orthognathus subparallelus
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 Dryophthorinae
Tribe Orthognathini
Genus Orthognathus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1838 by Carl_Johan_Schönherr
Explanation of Names
From Greek orthos (ορθος)- "straight" + gnathos (γναθος)- "jaw"
Internet References
Genera et species Curculionidum, v.4, p.812    Schönherr's original description of the genus (in Latin)