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Species Haplorhynchites eximius

Weevil - Haplorhynchites eximius Weevil - Haplorhynchites eximius Metallic green weevil - Haplorhynchites eximius Haplorhynchites eximius (LeConte) - Haplorhynchites eximius Haplorhynchites eximius (LeConte) - Haplorhynchites eximius Chrysomelidae sp ? - Haplorhynchites eximius Haplorhynchites eximius? - Haplorhynchites eximius Haplorhynchites eximius? - Haplorhynchites eximius
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea
Family Attelabidae (Leaf Rolling Weevils)
Subfamily Rhynchitinae (Leaf and Bud Weevils)
Tribe Rhynchitini
Genus Haplorhynchites
Species eximius (Haplorhynchites eximius)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhynchites eximius LeConte 1876
Explanation of Names
Haplorhynchites eximius (LeConte)
Size
2.8‒4.9 mm(1)
Identification
varies greatly in size, sculpture of rostrum & head, and color (metallic green, tinged with gold or rosy-bronze, to a deep blue-green or purple)(1)
Range
NV‒ AZ to NE‒TX(1)
Food
recorded hosts: Viguiera stenoloba in NM, Coreopsis sp. in NE, Thelesperma gracilia in CO & AZ (Asteraceae)(1)
See Also
H. quadripennis: some specimens appear intermediate, but most can be separated from quadripennis by the shorter pubescence, less densely punctate frons, elongate elytra, and larger size(1)
Works Cited
1.The genus Haplorhynchites (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae) in America north of Mexico
Hamilton R.W. 1974. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 67(5): 787-794.