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Species Rhyssomatus palmacollis

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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 Molytinae
Genus Rhyssomatus
Species palmacollis (Rhyssomatus palmacollis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhyssomatus palmacollis (Say)
Orig. Comb: Cryptorhynchus palmacollis Say 1831
Explanation of Names
palmacollis (L). 'palmate or webbed neck' (1)
Identification
The only mottled notheastern species. (Comment by V. Belov)
Range
e. US (TX-FL-MA-IA) / Mex. (2), (BG data)
Habitat
hammock and ruderal (2)
Season
May-Sept (BG data)
Food
on morning-glory - Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) (2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.