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Species Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus

Haplorhynchites maybe pseudomexicanus - Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Hamilton - Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Hamilton - Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus A leaf rolling weevil - Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Haplorhynchites? - Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Weevil - Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Magdalis lecontei? - Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus H. pseudomexicanus - Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus
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)
Tribe Rhynchitini
Genus Haplorhynchites
Species pseudomexicanus (Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus)
Explanation of Names
Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Hamilton 1974
Size
4.2-5.7 mm(1)
Identification
very close to H. aeneus, can be distinguished by the bluish luster, smaller interval punctures, and shorter rostrum sex for sex(1)
Range
AZ to s. TX - Map (1)(2)
Food
Hosts: Helianthus in AZ(1)
Remarks
Type Locality: Big Bend NP, Brewster Co., TX (3)
Print References
Hamilton, R.W. 1974. The genus Haplorhynchites (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae) in America north of Mexico. Annals of the Entomological Society America 67(5): 787-794.(1)
Works Cited
1.The genus Haplorhynchites (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae) in America north of Mexico
Hamilton R.W. 1974. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 67(5): 787-794.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
3.Insect species described from Big Bend National Park
Arnold F. Van Pelt. 2002. Insecta Mundi, 16(1-3): 125-145.