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Genus Cophes

Cophes obtentus (Herbst) - Cophes obtentus weevil - Cophes fallax Weevil - Cophes obtentus weevil - Cophes fallax Cophes obtentus ID Request - Which weevil? - Cophes obtentus cryptorynchine weevil - Cophes fallax Cophes obtentus? - Cophes obtentus
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 Cryptorhynchinae (Hidden Snout Weevils)
Tribe Gasterocercini
Genus Cophes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
defined differently in Sleeper (1955)(1)
Explanation of Names
Cophes Champion 1905
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(2), many in the Neotropics(3)
Range
e NA to AZ and across the Neotropics
Habitat
dead wood; adults come to lights(2)
Works Cited
1.A synopsis of the genus Cophes in the United States and Mexico (Coleoptera, Curculionidae)
Sleeper E.L. 1955. Ohio J. Sci. 55: 188-191.
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.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.