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Species Listronotus pallidus

Listronotus pallidus O'Brien  - Listronotus pallidus
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 Cyclominae (Underwater Weevils)
Tribe Listroderini
Genus Listronotus
Species pallidus (Listronotus pallidus)
Explanation of Names
Listronotus pallidus O'Brien 1981
Length (pronotum and elytron): 4.95 to 5.5 mm (based on 3 spmns) (O'Brien 1981)
s. TX Gulf prairie: Nueces, Kenedy, and Cameron Counties (O'Brien 1981)
Apr, Aug-Sep, Nov (O'Brien 1981),(BG data)
No host information is known (O'Brien 1981)
"A rare species, known only from 3 type specimens." --C.W. O'Brien, 2010
See Also
"...might be confused with salicorniae but the non-carinate rostrum of the latter will clearly distinguish them. L. borrichiae females possess ventrally projecting processes on the elytral apices as found in this species, but borrichiae has strongly developed granular punctation on the prothorax." (O'Brien 1981)
Print References
O'Brien, C.W. 1981. The larger (4.5+ mm.) Listronotus of America, north of Mexico (Cylindrorhininae, Curculionidae, Coleoptera). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 107: 69-123. JSTOR