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Species Naupactus leucoloma

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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 Naupactini
Genus Naupactus (White-fringed Weevils)
Species leucoloma (Naupactus leucoloma)
Explanation of Names
Naupactus leucoloma Boheman 1840
8-12 mm(1)
eyes slighly convex; lateral carina on rostrum distinct; rostral groove wider towards apex; setae at base of pronotum directed anterad; elytral scales elongate-oval(2)
native to South America, adventive in our area (se US: *PA-FL to MO-TX)(2)(*BG data)
earliest record in our area: FL 1936(3)
Internet References
Featured Creatures (Dixon 2003-2008)(3)