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Species Trachyphloeosoma advena

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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 Trachyphloeini
Genus Trachyphloeosoma
Species advena (Trachyphloeosoma advena)
NC to FL and MS(1); adventive from Hawaii, originally from Japan.(O'Brien 1984)
In leaf litter, common in some places.(O'Brien 1984)
Life Cycle
Apparently parthenogenetic.(O'Brien 1984)
Print References
O'Brien, C.W. (1984) Trachyphloeosoma advena Zimmerman, New to the Continental United States, with a Key to U.S. Genera of Trachyphloeini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Otiorhynchinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 38(2): 181-184 (Full text)
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.