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Species Lignyodes varius

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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 Curculioninae
Tribe Tychiini (Leguminous Seed Weevils)
Subtribe Lignyodina
Genus Lignyodes (Ash Seed Weevils)
No Taxon (subgenus Neotylopterus)
Species varius (Lignyodes varius)
Explanation of Names
Lignyodes varius (LeConte 1876)
varius = 'variegated, mottled'
Size
3 mm (LeConte 1876)
Range
AZ-TX-OK(1)(BG data)
Life Cycle
Breeds in the berries of Forestiera pubescens (Pierce 1916)
Print References
Pierce W.D. (1916) Notes on the habits of weevils. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 18(1): 6–10. Full text