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Genus Conotrachelus

Weevil - Conotrachelus compositus Plum Curculio - Conotrachelus nenuphar Weevil - Conotrachelus juglandis Weevil - Conotrachelus Conotrachelus schoofi Papp - Conotrachelus schoofi Cambium curculio? - Conotrachelus anaglypticus Conotrachelus carolinensis paratype - Conotrachelus carolinensis - female Conatrachelus sp. - Conotrachelus posticatus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Molytinae
Tribe Conotrachelini
Genus Conotrachelus
Explanation of Names
Conotrachelus Dejean 1835
Greek for 'cone-necked'
Numbers
63 spp. in our area (plus a number of undescribed spp. in FL)(1); "71 described species in the US and Canada, along with about 7 undescribed" (C.W. O'Brien's comment); >500 spp. total
Identification
key to north-central US spp. in (2)
Range
New World (Canada to Argentina & Bolivia)(3)
Food
associated with various plants(1)
Life Cycle
Overwinter as adults in the ground litter(4)
Remarks
Many come to lights(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.
2.The genus Conotrachelus DeJean (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in the North Central United States
Herbert Frederick (H. F.) Schoof. 1942. University of Illinois press.
3.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.
4.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.