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Species Cleopomiarus hispidulus

Curculionidae on great blue lobelia, dorsal - Cleopomiarus hispidulus Weevil - Cleopomiarus hispidulus Weevil - Cleopomiarus hispidulus Weevil - Cleopomiarus hispidulus Cleopomiarus hispidulus - male - female Cleopomiarus hispidulus - male - female Weevil - Cleopomiarus hispidulus Cleopomiarus hispidulus
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 Mecinini
Genus Cleopomiarus
Species hispidulus (Cleopomiarus hispidulus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Miarus hispidulus LeConte 1876 (type specimen)
Explanation of Names
Cleopomiarus hispidulus (LeConte 1876)
e. NA (NB-MB to...)(1)(2)
On Lobelia (Campanulaceae); larvae in seed capsules(1)
Possibly introduced from Europe
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.New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Anthribidae, Brentidae, Dryophthoridae, Brachyceridae, and Curculionidae...
Webster R.P., Anderson R.S., Sweeney J.D., Demerchant I. 2012. Zookeys 179: 349-406.