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Species Ophryastes ovipennis

Ophryastes ovipennis Sharp - Ophryastes ovipennis - female Ophryastes ovipennis Sharp - Ophryastes ovipennis - female Ophryastes ovipennis Sharp - Ophryastes ovipennis - female Ophryastes ovipennis Sharp - Ophryastes ovipennis - male - female Ophryastes ovipennis Sharp - Ophryastes ovipennis - male - female Ophryastes ovipennis Sharp - Ophryastes ovipennis - male
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 Ophryastini
Genus Ophryastes
Species ovipennis (Ophryastes ovipennis)
Explanation of Names
Ophryastes ovipennis Sharp 1891
Size
6-9 mm (Davis 1947)
Range
NM-TX-KS / Mex. - Map (1)(2)
Remarks
Type locality: [El] Paso del Norte, Mexico (Davis 1947) (=Ciudad Juárez)
See Also
In this species the teeth of the coxites are shorter and not as stout as in 0. vittatus. They tend to be flat or to recurve downward, whereas those of vittatus are evenly concave upon the upper side. (Davis 1947)
Print References
Davis A.C. (1947) Review of the Weevils of the tribe Ophryastini of America North of Mexico. Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 96 (3207):483-551. (Full text)