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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Odontocorynus salebrosus

Weevil - Odontocorynus salebrosus Weevil ZH3Z2829 - Odontocorynus salebrosus BG2360 E8393 - Odontocorynus salebrosus curculionid - Odontocorynus salebrosus rhino looking blue/gray beetle on Rudbeckia - Odontocorynus salebrosus Odontocorynus salebrosus (Casey) - Odontocorynus salebrosus Odontocorynus - Odontocorynus salebrosus baridine weevil - Odontocorynus salebrosus
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 Baridinae (Flower Weevils)
Tribe Madarini
Genus Odontocorynus
Species salebrosus (Odontocorynus salebrosus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
described by Casey under more that 30 different names(1)
Explanation of Names
Odontocorynus salebrosus (Casey 1892)
salebrosus = 'rugged, rough'
Identification
You can recognize the species by the shape of the scape (distally widened, club-shaped). (Jens Prena, pers. comm. to MAQ, 2017)
Range
e NA to AB (NB-FL to AB-TX)(1)(2)
Habitat
pineland, prairies(3)
Food
larval host unknown. (Jens Prena, pers. comm. to MAQ, 2017)
Life Cycle
asso. w/ flowrs of milkweed (Asclepias spp.), Asteraceae and other plant families(1)
Remarks
our widest-ranged and commonest member of the genus(1)
Works Cited
1.Review of Odontocorynus Schönherr (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Baridinae) with descriptions of four new species
Prena J. 2008. The Coleopterists Bulletin 62: 243-277.
2.New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Anthribidae, Brentidae, Dryophthoridae, Brachyceridae, and Curculionidae...
Webster R.P., Anderson R.S., Sweeney J.D., Demerchant I. 2012. Zookeys 179: 349-406.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.