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Genus Plocetes

Plocetes versicolor (Champion) - Plocetes versicolor Plocetes versicolor (Champion) - Plocetes versicolor weevil - Plocetes ulmi weevil - Plocetes ulmi Weevil - Plocetes ulmi Plocetes ulmi Plocetes ulmi Plocetes ulmi
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Tychiini (Leguminous Seed Weevils)
Subtribe Lignyodina
Genus Plocetes
Explanation of Names
Plocetes LeConte 1876
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1)
Range
se.US west to so.TX; two spp. restricted to so.FL, one to extreme so.TX. P. ulmi LeConte 1876 widespread in se.US (associated with Cephalanthus occidentalis)(1)
Food
on Rubiaceae(1)
Works Cited
1.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.