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Genus Epimechus

Beige & brown-flecked Weevil - Epimechus Beige & brown-flecked Weevil - Epimechus Beige & brown-flecked Weevil - Epimechus Epimechus curvipes Epimechus curvipes
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 Curculioninae
Tribe Anthonomini
Genus Epimechus
Explanation of Names
Epimechus Dietz 1891
Numbers
11 spp. in our area(1)
Range
w. US(1)
Food
Associated with various Asteraceae(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.