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Genus Lymantes

Lymantes prob. n. sp. - Lymantes scrobicollis Curculionid - Lymantes scrobicollis Lymantes - Lymantes scrobicollis Lymantes nadineae Anderson - Lymantes nadineae - female Lymantes nadineae Anderson - Lymantes nadineae - female Lymantes nadineae Anderson - Lymantes nadineae Lymantes nadineae Anderson - Lymantes nadineae Lymantes nadineae Anderson - Lymantes nadineae
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 Molytinae
Tribe Lymantini
Genus Lymantes
Explanation of Names
Lymantes Schönherr 1838
Numbers
5 described spp. in our area(1)(2)
Size
3-5 mm
Range
se. US north to OH and west to w.TX & OK(1)
Habitat
Adults in leaf litter(1), the eyeless L. nadineae in caves(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.First troglobitic weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in North America? Description of a new eyeless species of Lymantes...
Paquin P., Anderson R.S. 2009. In: Cokendolpher J.C., ed. Studies on the cave and endogean fauna of North America, part V: 115-124.