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Genus Epicaerus

Epicaerus Epicaerus Two silty looking beetles and an assertive black ant - Epicaerus - male - female Weevil - Epicaerus Weevil - Epicaerus sulcatus Curculionidae, dorsal - Epicaerus imbricatus some type of Entiminae........any ID? - Epicaerus 18May2017.pgtcenter.HN.Coleo1 - Epicaerus imbricatus - male
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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Geonemini
Genus Epicaerus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Genus needs revision(1)
Explanation of Names
Epicaerus Schönherr 1834
Numbers
11 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
See Pierce (1913) to separate most of the spp.(1)
Range
generally distributed in the US(1)
Food
Adults generally feed on foliage(1)
Print References
Pierce W.D. (1913) Miscellaneous contributions to the knowledge of the weevils of the families Attelabidae and Brachyrhinidae. Proc. USNM 45: 365-426.
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.