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Species Eurhoptus pyriformis

Eurhoptus pyriformis LeConte - Eurhoptus pyriformis Eurhoptus pyriformis Eurhoptus - Eurhoptus pyriformis Eurhoptus - Eurhoptus pyriformis Eurhoptus - Eurhoptus pyriformis
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 Tylodina
Genus Eurhoptus
Species pyriformis (Eurhoptus pyriformis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: LeConte 1876
Genus needs rev. (1)
Explanation of Names
pyriformis - Latin for 'pear shaped' (2)
Numbers
2 spp. e. US (1) (plus at least 3 undesc. spp. in TX)
Size
< 2.5 mm (type series) (3)
Range
TX-FL-PA-CO (4)
Habitat
Adults commonly coll. in leaf litter (1) around rock outcroppings.
Print References
LeConte, J.L. & G.H. Horn. 1876. The Rhynchophora of America North of Mexico. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 15(96): i-xvi + 1-455.
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.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.The Rhynchophora of America, north of Mexico.
LeConte and Horn. 1876. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 15(96): i-xvi + 1-455.
4. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.