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Species Otiorhynchus porcatus

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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 Otiorhynchini
Genus Otiorhynchus
Species porcatus (Otiorhynchus porcatus)
Explanation of Names
Otiorhynchus (Lolatismus) porcatus (Herbst 1795)
Size
3.5-5.0 mm(1)
Range
native to central and n. Europe, adventive in NA (known from Canada only): NF-ON(2) & BC (BG data)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: QC 1937(2)
Works Cited
1.Insects and Arachnids of Canada Series, Part 25. Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae.
Donald E. Bright, Patrice Bouchard. 2008. 2008. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
2.Otiorhynchus porcatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): a European root weevil newly discovered in the Canadian Maritime Provinces
C.G. Majka & J.S. MacIvor. 2009. J. Acad. Entomol. Soc. 5: 27-31.