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Genus Laemosaccus

Laemosaccus Laemosaccus weevil - Laemosaccus Curculionid - Laemosaccus texanus Laemosaccus Laemosaccus texanus Champion - Laemosaccus texanus Laemosaccus Laemosaccus
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 Mesoptiliinae
Genus Laemosaccus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Genus being revised
Explanation of Names
Laemosaccus Schönherr 1823
Numbers
2 described spp. in our area(1)
Size
3-5 mm
Range
e. & so. US
Life Cycle
Larvae mine twigs or stems(1)
Remarks
the only representative of the tribe Laemosaccini Lacordaire 1865 in our fauna
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.