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Genus Minyomerus

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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 Tanymecini
Genus Minyomerus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Piscatopus Sleeper 1960
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Minyomerus Horn 1876
14 spp. in our area, 17 total(1)
♂ 2.4–5.8 mm, ♀ 2.8–6.5 mm(1)
desert and grassland regions of w NA (Canada to Mexico, east to AB-NE-MO-wTX)(1)
commonly found on creosote bush (Larrea tridentata, Zygophyllaceae) and various Asteraceae, esp. broomweed (Gutierrezia) & sagebrush (Artemisia)(1)