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Genus Trichapion

Weevil - Trichapion rostrum Apioninae, dorsal - Trichapion Legume pod weevil - Trichapion rostrum Brentidae - Trichapion Trichapion rostrum Apioninae? - Trichapion Trichapion? - Trichapion Apioninae from Locust - Trichapion
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 Brentidae (Primitive Weevils)
Subfamily Apioninae (Pear-shaped Weevils)
Tribe Oxystomatini
Subtribe Trichapiina
Genus Trichapion
Explanation of Names
Trichapion Wagner 1912
Numbers
45 spp. in our area(1)
Range
Nearctic and Neotropical(2); widespread in NA(1)
Food
hosts: mostly Fabaceae and Asteraceae(1)
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.
2.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.