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Genus Pachyrhinus - Pine Needle Weevils

Weevil? - Pachyrhinus californicus Pachyrhinus californicus? - Pachyrhinus californicus Entiminae - Pachyrhinus californicus Pine Needle Weevil - Pachyrhinus elegans Pachyrhinus sp. - Pachyrhinus californicus Weevil ID - Pachyrhinus elegans Small weevil with large mandibles - Pachyrhinus californicus Rusty Pineneedle Weevil - Pachyrhinus californicus
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 Polydrusini
Genus Pachyrhinus (Pine Needle Weevils)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
needs revision(1)
Scythropus Schönherr 1826
Explanation of Names
Pachyrhinus Schönherr 1823
8 spp. in our area(1)
across Canada & w. US, south to PA in the east(1)
Life Cycle
adults associated with pines (Pinus)(1)
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.