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Species Liometophilus manni

Ant-loving weevil - Liometophilus manni Curculionid - Liometophilus manni Curculionid - Liometophilus manni Curculionid - Liometophilus manni Curculionid - Liometophilus manni Curculionid - Liometophilus manni Curculionid - Liometophilus manni
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 Cryptorhynchinae (Hidden Snout Weevils)
Tribe Cryptorhynchini
Subtribe Cryptorhynchina
Genus Liometophilus
Species manni (Liometophilus manni)
Explanation of Names
Liometophilus manni Fall 1912
Size
3.5 mm (Fall 1912)
Range
AZ-TX; Mexico(1)
Life Cycle
Associated with Liometopum apiculatum nests(1)
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.