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Species Mitostylus setosus

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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 Sciaphilini
Genus Mitostylus
Species setosus (Mitostylus setosus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mitostylus setosus (Sharp)
Orig. Comb: Derosomus setosus Sharp 1891
Explanation of Names
setosus - reference to this species' long slender, erect elytral setae.
Numbers
3 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Identification
Easily separated from other described members of the genus in Texas by the larger size, and long slender, erect elytral setae. (Burke 1963)
Range
AZ to w. TX / Mex. (2), CWO det.
common in the Trans-Pecos and Edwards Plateau regions of Texas and known from many localities in Mexico. (Burke 1963)
Print References
Burke, H.R. 1963. New species of Texas weevils, with notes on others (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Southwestern Naturalist, 8: 162–172.
Van Dyke, E.C. 1936b. New species of North American weevils of the family Curculionidae, subfamily Brachyrhininae, V. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 12: 73-85.
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.Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico ("The Leng Catalogue")
Charles W. Leng. 1920. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.