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Genus Stethobaris

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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 Baridinae (Flower Weevils)
Tribe Apostasimerini
Genus Stethobaris
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
needs revision(1)
Explanation of Names
Stethobaris LeConte 1876
11 spp. in our area(1)
e NA to AZ to C. America & W. Indies(2)(3)(4)
Life Cycle
some spp. assoiated w/orchids(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.Five new species of the Stethobaris LeConte complex (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Baridinae) associated with Amaryllidaceae
Prena J., O'Brien C.W. 2011. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 113: 163-184.
3.Orchid weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Canada.
Prena, J. 2017. Canadian Entomologist 149: 38–47.
4.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.