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For the United States & Canada

Species Myosides seriehispidus

Tiny Weevil - Myosides seriehispidus Snout Beetle - Myosides seriehispidus Curculionidae - Myosides seriehispidus Myosides seriehispidus Entimine - Myosides seriehispidus Entiminae - Myosides seriehispidus Tropiphorini ? - Myosides seriehispidus beetle - Myosides seriehispidus
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 Cyphicerini (Oriental Broad-nosed Weevils)
Subtribe Cyphicerina
Genus Myosides
Species seriehispidus (Myosides seriehispidus)
Explanation of Names
Myosides seriehispidus Roelofs 1873
Size
3.5-4.0 mm(1)
Identification
description in(1)(2)
Range
native to Asia, adventive in NA and occurs in the northeast (QC-NC to ON-OH)(1)(3)(2)
Habitat
found in leaf litter and on Rumex(1)
Remarks
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.