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Tribe Mecinini

Gymnetron from Virginia (2) 10.06.17 - Mecinus pascuorum Curculionidae, dorsal - Rhinusa antirrhini Weevil - Mecinus pascuorum Weevil - Mecinus pascuorum Cleopomiarus hispidulus Cleopomiarus hispidulus pair - Cleopomiarus hispidulus - male - female Plantain Weevil - Mecinus pascuorum Weevil - Mecinus pyraster
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Mecinini
Explanation of Names
Mecinini Gistel 1848
Numbers
7 spp. (of which only one native) in 4 genera in our area, ~100? spp. in 6 genera total
Range
Palaearctic, with very few native spp. elsewhere (only one in NA & S. Africa each)