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Genus Rhodobaenus

Cocklebur Billbug - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus Ironweed Weevil - Rhodobaenus tredecimpunctatus Cocklebur Weevil - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus Curculio - Rhodobaenus tredecimpunctatus Ironweed Curculio - Rhodobaenus tredecimpunctatus orange bug on coneflower - Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus Rhodobaenus pustulosus (Gyllenhal) - Rhodobaenus pustulosus Rhodobaenus
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 Rhynchophorini
Subtribe Sphenophorina
Genus Rhodobaenus
Explanation of Names
Rhodobaenus LeConte 1876
3 spp. in our area(1)
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Print References
Vaurie P. (1981) Revision of Rhodobaenus. Part 2, Species in North America (Canada to Panama) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Rhynchophorinae). Bull. AMNH 171: 117-198.