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Subfamily Ceutorhynchinae - Minute Seed Weevils

weevil - Acanthoscelidius acephalus Glocianus punctiger Glocianus punctiger Neophytobius cavifrons Rhinoncus longulus unknown weevil - Rhinoncus longulus Curculionidae - Ceutorhynchus Rhinoncus pericarpus? - Rhinoncus pericarpius
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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Explanation of Names
Ceutorhynchinae Gistel 1848
>160 spp. in 36 genera of 6 tribes in our area (a dozen of spp. and 7 genera are non-native), ~1300 spp. in ca. 170 genera of 11 tribes worldwide (Ceutorhynchini being by far the most speciose both globally and in NA)(1)(2)
(the only tribe not yet in the guide is Hypurini, represented in NA by a single adventive sp., Hypurus bertrandi)
key to world genera in(2)
worldwide; distribution discussed in(3)
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.
2.Catalogue of Ceutorhynchinae of the world, with a key to genera (Insecta Coleoptera Curculionidae)
Colonnelli E. 2004. Argania Editio, Barcelona. 124 pp.
3.Geographical distribution of the weevil subfamily Ceutorhynchinae (Coleoptera, Curculionidae)
B.A. Korotyaev. 2008. Entomological Review 88(8): 928–947.