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Genus Sternechus

Sternechus armatus (Casey) - Sternechus armatus Lower Catalina Highway - Sternechus paludatus Black faced Weevil - Sternechus paludatus - male - female Sternechus paludatus Sternechus paludatus? - Sternechus paludatus Sternechus paludatus? - Sternechus paludatus Sternechus paludatus? - Sternechus paludatus Sternechus paludatus
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 Sternechini
Genus Sternechus
Explanation of Names
Sternechus Schönherr 1826
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1), numerous in the Neotropics(2)
Range
so. US to Argentina & Bolivia(3); in our area, one sp. in se. US north to NJ-IL, another in AZ(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.
2.Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies...
O'Brien C.W., Wibmer G.J. 1982. Mem. Am. Ent. Inst. 34: x+382 pp.
3.A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Alonso-Zarazaga M.A., Lyal C.H.C. 1999. Entomopraxis, Barcelona. 315 pp.