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Species Myosides seriehispidus

Broad-nosed Weevil - Myosides seriehispidus Snout Beetle - Myosides seriehispidus Myosides seriehispidus Wevil IMG_5357 - Myosides seriehispidus Curculionidae - Myosides seriehispidus curculionid - Myosides seriehispidus Entiminae - Myosides seriehispidus oriental broad-nosed weevil - Myosides seriehispidus
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 Cyphicerini (Oriental Broad-nosed Weevils)
Subtribe Cyphicerina
Genus Myosides
Species seriehispidus (Myosides seriehispidus)
Explanation of Names
Myosides seriehispidus Roelofs 1873
3.5-4.0 mm(1)
description in(1)(2)
native to Asia, adventive in NA and occurs in the northeast (QC-NC to ON-OH)(1)(3)(2)
found in leaf litter and on Rumex(1)
nocturnal; males occur in Japanese populations but in NA only females have been found(1)(2)
earliest record in our area: CT 1973(2)
Works Cited
1.Insects and Arachnids of Canada Series, Part 25. Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae.
Donald E. Bright, Patrice Bouchard. 2008. 2008. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
2.Myosides seriehispidus Roelofs, an Asian weevil new to the United States (Coleoptera, Curculionidae)
C.W. O'Brien. 2000. Insecta Mundi 14(4): 229-231.
3.New Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) records for Quebec, Canada
de Tonnancour P., Anderson R.S., Bouchard P., Chantal C., Dumont S., Vigneault R. 2017. Zookeys 681: 95-117.