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Species Listroderes costirostris

Curculionid of some kind? - Listroderes costirostris Who knows what weevil? (Turns out to be a vegetable weevil.) - Listroderes costirostris Small weevil - Listroderes costirostris weevil - Listroderes costirostris weevil - Listroderes costirostris Bristly Weevil? - Listroderes costirostris Listroderes costirostris Listroderes costirostris
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 Cyclominae (Underwater Weevils)
Tribe Listroderini
Genus Listroderes
Species costirostris (Listroderes costirostris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Listroderes obliquus Klug 1829
Explanation of Names
Listroderes costirostris Schönherr 1826
6.4-8.7 mm(1)
native to S. America, adventive in NA (CA & rarely w.AZ)
L. costirostris is currently restricted to CA and rarely from western AZ.
All other North American vegetable weevil specimens are currently L. difficilis [that name will be changed soon], and are misidentified in most collections as L. costirostris. --C.W. O'Brien
Works Cited
1.Weevils of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae).
Janet C. Ciegler. 2010. Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 276 pp.