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Genus Cercopeus

Coleoptera - Cercopeus Coleoptera - Cercopeus Broad-nosed Weevil? - Cercopeus skelleyi curculionid - Cercopeus chrysorrhoeus curculionid - Cercopeus chrysorrhoeus small weevil in house - Cercopeus komareki Cercopeus maspavancus broad-nosed weevil - Cercopeus - male
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
17 described spp. in our area(1) + great many yet unnamed
2.0-5.1 mm(1)
adults usually found in leaf litter; some specimens have been found on the leaves of Vaccinium (Ericaceae) and Mitchella (Rubiaceae)(1)
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.