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Species Cryptorhynchus obliquus

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 Cryptorhynchinae (Hidden Snout Weevils)
Tribe Cryptorhynchini
Subtribe Cryptorhynchina
Genus Cryptorhynchus
Species obliquus (Cryptorhynchus obliquus)
Explanation of Names
Cryptorhynchus obliquus Say, 1831
obliqu (L). 'oblique'
coastal states: LA-FL-PA, + TN (1)
Life Cycle
Specimens from New Jersey collected from burrows in the crowns of cultivated blueberries (Ericaceae) (1)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard