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Genus Mononychus

Iris weevils - Mononychus vulpeculus Curculionidae - Mononychus vulpeculus Beetle - Mononychus vulpeculus Mating Weevils on Daisy - Mononychus vulpeculus Weevil found in open bottom land associated with sedges & irises - Mononychus vulpeculus Weevil found in open bottom land associated with sedges & irises - Mononychus vulpeculus Mononychus vulpeculus Beetles on Iris prismatica - Mononychus vulpeculus
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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Genus Mononychus
Explanation of Names
Mononychus Germar 1824
Numbers
A single species in our area, 9 total(1)(2)
Range
primarily Palaearctic group, with one sp. in NA(2)
Remarks
the only New World representative of the otherwise Palaearctic tribe Mononychini LeConte 1876 that contains 11 spp. in 2 genera(2)
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.