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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Amalus scortillum

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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 Ceutorhynchinae (Minute Seed Weevils)
Tribe Ceutorhynchini
Genus Amalus
Species scortillum (Amalus scortillum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
haemorrhous Herbst 1795 (Curculio haemorrhous Herbst 1795 not Gmelin 1790)
Explanation of Names
Amalus scortillum (Herbst 1795)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (n. US and Canada)(1)
Food
on Polygonum (Polygonaceae)(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.