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Genus Deporaus

Tooth-nosed Snout Weevil in California - Deporaus glastinus Tooth-nosed Snout Weevil in California - Deporaus glastinus Shiny dark weevil - Deporaus glastinus? - Deporaus glastinus Deporaus glastinus? - Deporaus glastinus Deporaus glastinus? - Deporaus glastinus Snout Beetle ? - Deporaus glastinus SBBG-SCL-TIC_001192 - Deporaus glastinus SBBG-SCL-TIC_001192 - Deporaus glastinus
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 Attelabidae (Leaf Rolling Weevils)
Subfamily Rhynchitinae (Leaf and Bud Weevils)
Genus Deporaus
Explanation of Names
Deporaus Samouelle 1819
Numbers
a single species in our area(1), numerous spp. in 9 subgenera in the Old World(2)
Range
mostly E./SE. Asia(2); in our area, w. US east to CO-TX(1)
Remarks
our only representative of the mostly Asian (esp. Oriental) tribe Deporaini Voss 1929, that contains 11 genera(2)
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.
2.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.