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Species Pandeleteius longicollis

Pandeleteius longicollis Champion - Pandeleteius longicollis Pandeleteius longicollis Champion - Pandeleteius longicollis
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 Entiminae (Broad-nosed Weevils)
Tribe Tanymecini
Genus Pandeleteius
Species longicollis (Pandeleteius longicollis)
Explanation of Names
Pandeleteius longicollis Champion, 1911
longicollis (roughly) translates as 'long-necked destroyer of all' (1)
Numbers
13 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
Identification

Pandeleteius longicollis Champion
Det. E. G. Riley, 2009
Range
s TX to Mex. (3)(4)(Champion, 1911)
Food
Adults feed on Mesquite - Prosopis spp.
Remarks
fairly common via beating and Lindgren funnel traps at Laguna Atascosa NWR, Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX (4)
See Also
- Range: TX, FL
Pandeleteius nodifer Champion
Det. Charles O'Brien, 2009
Print References
Howden, A.T. 1959. A revision of the species of Pandeleteius Schonherr and Pandeleteinus Champion of America North of Mexico (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 29(10): 361-421.
David Sharp. 1911. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Coleoptera. Rhynchophora. Volume IV, Part 3. pg 206, Tab. 8: Fig. 30, 30a.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.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.
3.Illustrated Beetle (Coleoptera) Inventory of the Sabal Palm Sanctuary (Cameron County, Texas)
Edward G. Riley & Michael A. Quinn. 2011. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.
4.Beetle biodiversity response to vegetation restoration of mid-valley riparian woodland in the LRGV of southern Texas.
King, J.E. 2015. Unpublished master's thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station. viii + 218 pp.