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Species Glaphyrometopus ornithodorus

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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 Naupactini
Genus Glaphyrometopus
Species ornithodorus (Glaphyrometopus ornithodorus)
Explanation of Names
Glaphyrometopus ornithodorus Pierce, 1913
"Described from five more or less perfect specimens taken from the stomach of a meadow lark, Sturnella magna neglecta, which was shot at Navasota, Texas. December 12, 1907 in an open prairie by Mr. V. Bailey (Biological Survey No. 57705). The unusual appearance of this insect has led me to call it orniihodorus meaning a gift from the birds." (Pierce 1913)
Numbers
1 sp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
Length 4.5-5 mm (Pierce 1913)
Range
Texas (1)
Season
Mar-Apr (BG data)
Print References
Pierce W.D., 1913. Miscellaneous contributions to the knowledge of the weevils of the families Attelabidae and Brachyrhinidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 45: 365-426. Full Text
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.