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Species Compsus auricephalus - Golden-headed Weevil

Minty green weevil eating sugar maple leaf - Compsus auricephalus Compsus auricephalus (Say) - Compsus auricephalus Compsus auricephalus (Say) - Compsus auricephalus Compsus auricephalus (Say) - Compsus auricephalus Weevil - Compsus auricephalus 160409C03 - Compsus auricephalus Compsus auricephalus (Say) - Compsus auricephalus Compsus auricephalus
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 Eustylini
Genus Compsus
Species auricephalus (Golden-headed Weevil)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Compsus auricephalus (Say)
Orig. Comb: Curculio auricephalus Say 1824
Explanation of Names
auricephalus (L). 'golden-headed' (1)
Numbers
1 sp. n. of Mex. (2)
Size
12-13 mm
Identification
habitus distinctive among N. Amer. weevils
Range
TX-GA-CO / Mex. to Panama (2),(BG data)
Food
adults feed on foliage of woody plants, pest of citrus (3)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.
3.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.