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Genus Cercopeus

Coleoptera - Cercopeus Broad-nosed Weevil? - Cercopeus skelleyi curc3 - Cercopeus curc3 - Cercopeus small weevil in house - Cercopeus komareki Weevil in collection of immature Carya texana fruit - Cercopeus Cercopeus maspavancus broad-nosed weevil - Cercopeus - male
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 Trachyphloeini
Genus Cercopeus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cercopeus Schönherr 1843
Numbers
17 described spp. in our area(1) + great many yet unnamed
Size
2.0-5.1 mm(1)
Habitat
adults usually found in leaf litter; some specimens have been found on the leaves of Vaccinium (Ericaceae) and Mitchella (Rubiaceae)(1)
Season
many spp. in SC are winter active(1)
Internet References
Sleeper 1955 (Revision of tribe)
Works Cited
1.Weevils of the genus Cercopeus Schoenherr from South Carolina, USA (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae)
O'Brien C.W., Ciegler J.C., Girón J.C. 2010. Insecta Mundi 0141: 1-29.