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Genus Trigonoscuta

Big, light, on Creosote - Trigonoscuta Dune weevil - Trigonoscuta Trigonoscuta sp.? - Trigonoscuta Trigonoscuta sp. - Trigonoscuta Trigonoscuta stantoni? - Trigonoscuta stantoni Curculionidae - Entiminae - Trigonoscuta Trigonoscuta sp. - Trigonoscuta Curculionidae - Trigonoscuta
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 Trigonoscuta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Most taxa in this genus are of questionable validity and need reassessment(1)
Explanation of Names
Trigonoscuta Motschulsky 1853
64 spp. in our area(1)
w. US and adjacent Canada(1)
sandy habitats(1)
Print References
Pierce W.D. (1975) The sand dune weevils of the genus Trigonoscuta with a correlation of their anatomy to the geological history of our coast lines. Privately published, Orange, CA. iii + 162 pp.
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.